Associate Level Material
As part of your research plan, you must first draft a research question for your research paper that will guide the rest of your writing. A research question, which is more specific and focused than a general topic, is the question that your research paper will be answering. For example, if your general area of interest is social security, a possible research question might ask “How can low-income families save more money if the United States had a reformed social security plan that includes personal retirement accounts?”
As you develop a research question, keep in mind that you will need to research sources to support your topic. Do ...view middle of the document...
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| |What is considered a hate crime? |
|Why do you think this research question will be appropriate for a|I think this is an appropriate research question because it is to|
|research paper? |the point and leaves plenty of room for explanation. |
|How is your research question significant or relevant to a wider |I think my research question is significant or relevant because I|
|community? |can help others understand what and how hate crimes evolve. |
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|What background information provides the preliminary grounds for |I have learned about different hate crimes in school. I have also|
|your research? |read and seen different hate crimes committed on the news and |
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|What are some expert or authoritative...