Learning Objective(s): Students will evaluate potential research questions according to 5 characteristics, in order to develop a strong research question for their own project.
Materials: copies of an encyclopedia article to hand out (see article document, below); Whiteboard or Smartboard and markers; projector, 5-Characteristics projection (see projection document, below)
Time: a single class period, possibly with a reading/viewing assignment prior
What Makes an EXCELLENT Research Question? by Linda Miles is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Learning Objective(s): Students will consider different process models for developing and refining a topic, in order to develop a strong, researchable topic for their own project.
Materials: access to video
Contributors: Anne Burke, Kim Duckett, Daria Dorafshar, Mara Mathews, Jason Evans Groth, Andreas Orphanides, Sarah Craig, Jennifer Garrett, Adrienne Lai