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  • 1. 4.2.1- When and how to generate research questions .
  • 2. What is a research question ?
    • A research question is a question that you use to guide your research and develop your thesis statement.
  • 3. A research question should not be too broad. Too Broad Appropriate What is HIV? What effect has HIV had on women in developing countries? What are the effects of pollution? What effects has automobile pollution had on air quality in urban areas? What is bullying? What types of high school students are most likely to be bullied and why?
  • 4. Why should you generate research questions before starting your research????
    • It will help you to focus your research.
    • You will gather less extraneous information.
    • It will save time!!
    • It will keep you from becoming overwhelmed.
  • 5. Extra Resources
    • If you’d like to read more about research questions, visit the following cites.
    • http://www.esc.edu/esconline/across_esc/writerscomplex.nsf/3cc42a422514347a8525671d0049f395/8943722474c1fdf0852569fa005ddaa7?OpenDocument
    • http://www.lib.washington.edu/uwill/research101/topic03.htm