Activity 3: Unpack Your Question
Look at this diagram:
Use the diagram and outline:
- Your broad purpose in doing your research
- The kind of question and key language needed to answer it – What’s the situation? What’s going on here? What happens when? What relates to what?
- The focus of your literature review – areas of study, specific terminology, general conclusions from the literature and areas for further exploration
- Whether you are likely to be using words or numbers to answer your question