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Education Research Step-by-Step

An online guide designed to help teacher education students do research in the Spring Hill College libraries.

Develop research questions

Word Cloud Image of who, what, where, when, why, and howOnce you have selected a topic, the next step is to develop research questions.

  • Write down what you already know or don't know about the topic.
  • Use that information to develop questions.
    • Use probing questions. (why? what if?)
    • Avoid "yes" and "no" questions.