The first step in the research process is choosing a topic. Be sure to review your assignment for requirements/guidelines and talk with your course instructor to make sure you are on the right track. If you need ideas, check out these resources as a starting point for a possible topic.
This short video walks you through mapping an idea into a research topic. You'll also find a concept map template (Microsoft Word) that you can easily download and use for your topic. A concept map helps you visually organize your ideas.