Examining Your Research Question

You are now prepared to look at your own research question and start refinining it!

Ask yourself these questions:

  • What is the overarching goal? What do you hope to show / improve?
  • What questions should you ask to try to answer your research question?
  • What metrics do you need to gather to answer the questions?
  • Are there specific data items you need to gather?
  • How might you gather them?
  • Does your research question meet the criteria of:
    • Interesting
    • Answerable
    • Repeatable
    • Measurable
    • Appropriately scoped

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