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When formulating a research question, you want to be able to research a question that is not easily answerable in a few sentences with little discussion. Take into consideration how much you will be expected to write, and broaden or narrow your question from there. A good research question should generate follow-up questions as well. Look at the examples below:
Follow-up questions: Which college athletes? Where? Who should compensate them? In what ways?
Follow-up questions: Where are children more likely to have asthma? Does family socio-economic status contribute? How?
Follow-up questions: What do libraries do to support democracy? Who uses the resources of public libraries?
Follow-up questions: What kind of growth have they experienced? What products do they focus on? Who is leading their marketing efforts?
Follow-up questions: What kind of artificial intelligence? How is it used? What would be irresponsible use or development? What pitfalls are there to avoid?