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In this course, we hone our ability to start a research process. In this stage you have to specify your interest so that you are able to focus your efforts from the very beginning: focus your readings and work with relevant resources etc. as efficiently as possible on your research topic!

Steps in formulating the question:

1. Why I should write about the topic? For whom?

2. Potential questions: What, Why, When, Where, Who, How, How much, Should something improve, Under which conditions?

3. Selecting the question

4. Narrowing

5. Refining via preliminary research

Evaluation

Name of Evaluator Question is intellectual? Innovative? Suitably broad / narrow? Well theoretically based? Adequate writer’s role? Context addressed? Will the reader care? Other qualities Description of other qualities
name 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 text
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