This tool is designed to guide you through your research project. Consider your current research stage and select a corresponding option. Start at the top if you are just starting your research and have yet to choose a topic. If you're further along and want help with data collection or analysis, click on either option to provide helpful resources and tips for this point in your research. Keep in mind that this planner does not include rules provided by any Walden rubrics. It's here as a reference source and general guideline only.