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UGS 302: The Development of Moral Action / Repp


Strategizing keywords

We're going to use the keywords in this document to help you find research articles on these topics.

Google will get you results no matter what you type in - but they won't all be relevant. 

Choose keywords which represent the main concepts of your paper topic.

Then for each concept, choose a number of keywords, including synonyms and related terms.

Then combine them using AND and OR

AND narrows your search by looking for articles with all of the words
OR broadens your search by looking for articles with any of the words

Example: The relationship between education and moral action

education                         moral action

teach*                              moral*

pedagogy                         prosocial behavior


TIP!  Use * to truncate (ex: rational*) in all of the databases listed below.

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