Developing a clear, focused research question is at the heart of the research process and is the first critical step when seeking out evidence. A question, when thoughtfully constructed, will:
Formulating questions is an iterative process, requiring revising and refining, through investigation and reflection.
By asking what needs to be known and for what purpose, you'll identify both background and foreground questions which we will explore next.
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