The subtle art of asking the “right” questions?


How does the research question impact the overall study? How do know what a good research question is? This week, we will explore the development of research questions and how that influences the rest of the decisions that are make during the design phase of a research project.


  • Kowalski et al. (2018). Identifying a Research Question and Study Purpose (Chpt. 2, pp. 19-41).
  • Creswell & Creswell (2018). Research Questions and Hypotheses (Chpt. 7, pp. 133-146). PDF available on Canvas.


Recorded Lecture & Slides