1 Explore – Smartphone-based Activities: Put your investigative skills to the test with these quick interactive activities. Dig deeper into key concepts and understand how they might relate to your own research project via guided website searches and online discussion questions.

4.1 Formulating a research question

Search for tips online about how to formulate a research question for your project.

Now watch this basic introduction to formulating a research question given by the leading methodologist Professor Alan Bryman:

            Alan Bryman on Research Methods

How does the advice in this video compare to what you found?

Based on what you have learnt, what initial steps would you take to formulate your own research question?