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Writing Good Research Questions

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Pete Caggia

on 1 November 2011

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Transcript of Writing Good Research Questions

Great Research
Good Questions
starts with
Choose a Topic
What do you want to know about?
What do you already know about it?
Read about it
Find a book...
an encyclopedia...
or a website
Look at the text features
to see what you want
to learn more about
?
Then,
ask a question
about it
"Skinny"questions
have simple answers
can be answered in one word or sentence
often begin with
?
HOW MANY?
WHO?
WHERE?
WHEN?
?
?
?
are not good research questions
"Fat"Questions
cannot be answered in one sentence
make you think of other questions
often begin with
?
HOW?
WHY?
WHICH?
?
?
?
?
SOMETIMES
The answer to a
skinny question
leads to a
fat question
What state has the largest population?
California.
SKINNY
WHY does California
have the largest
population?
GOOD QUESTION.
Change SKINNY questions
into FAT questions
by replacing...
It's all about the questions,
because...
are good research questions
?
WHEN?
WHO?
HOW MANY?
?
WHERE?
?
with
?
?
WHICH?
HOW?
?
?
WHY?
?
AVOID...
...questions that
can't be answered
Who made the first cave painting?
...or opinion questions
What is the tastiest
breakfast cereal?
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