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5.12 MLK Research Questions

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  • 5.12 MLK Research Questions<p><span style="font-size: 16px;">After getting a basic understanding of a person's life, a researcher's next step in any research process is to establish some initial questions for what they are trying to discover. A good research question should accomplish these goals:</span><br /> <br /><span style="font-size: 16px;"> -Help the researcher know <strong>what kinds of information</strong> will be helpful</span><br /><span style="font-size: 16px;"> -Help the researcher <strong>narrow the focus</strong> of the project so that it can be accomplished in the given time-period and length requirements</span><br /><span style="font-size: 16px;"> -Point to <strong>new</strong> ideas that the researcher doesn't <em>already</em> know!</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 16px;">Read through <strong><a href="">What Makes a Good Research Question</a></strong>to learn more about research questions and <em>EXAMPLES.</em></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 16px;">In the discussion board below, suggest 2-3 research questions that a researcher could try to discover about the life and times of Martin Luther King.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 16px;"><strong>To keep things clean,<span style="color: #ff0000;"> <span style="text-decoration: underline;">please post ONE question each time</span> you add to the discussion and add several times.</span></strong></span><br /> <br /><span style="font-size: 16px;"> Then, review other classmates posts and "like" any that you think were great research questions and you'd like to know the answer! The post with the most "likes" will become some of our research questions for this unit.</span></p> <p><span style="color: #000000; font-size: 16px;"><strong><span style="line-height: 18.6667px;">Remember, these questions are for RESEARCH. If you were to research your question and do some digging, you should be able to find the answer. Avoid questions to which you can not find an answer -- no speculative questions or discussions with clairvoyants.</span></strong></span></p>