In this video, you will learn how to take a broad research topic and transform it into a focused research question. This step is important in the research process because it will help you identify the question that you are trying to answer through the search for information.
Adapted from: Loyola University's Library Guide "The Research Question College Writing Seminar"
|environment||global warming||prevention in the U.S.||What can the U.S. do to identify and prevent global warming?|
|William Shakespeare||King Lear||theme of betrayal||How could the character of King Lear change the outcome of betrayal in the play?|
|censorship||internet||usage in China||How will China's effort to censor the internet affect its citizens?|
|whales||Minke whales||extinction||What factors have contributed to the Minke whale depopulation?|
Adapted from Burkhardt, MacDonald & Rathemacher’s Teaching Information Literacy: 50 Standards-Based Exercises for College Students