Developing and reporting good research questions
Course introduction and the research question
- Identify and describe the characteristics of a good research question
- Explain three key ingredients for developing a research question
- Name and briefly describe the FINER criteria
- Describe several sources from which good research questions arise
- Draft a one-sentence research question and 1/2 page describing the significance of your research question.
- The introduction: presenting the research question
- Understand the purpose of the introduction section
- Explain what was known, and not known about the study’s topic and about the specific research question
- Report the study’s research question clearly
- Understand what makes a good research question
- Use evidence based, effective writing to introduce the study
- Use references/literature review effectively and sparingly.
Video/webinar by Trish Groves: How to develop and communicate good research questions