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Running head: Research Questions Research Questions Jeannie Margoitta Tarleton State University
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Running head: Research Questions The topic of research questions will vary greatly depending on the outcome you desire. There are at least three basic research outcomes that will arise in writing research questions. These are 1) come up with a description, 2) determine differences between variables, and 3) find out correlations between variables (Regoniel 2012). The research process usually begins with an interest in a particular topic (Farrugia, Petirsor, Farrokhvar, & Bhandari, 2010). The FINER criteria are good to use in the development of a research question (Farrugia et al., 2010). F is for feasible, I is for interesting, N is for novel, E is for ethical, and R is for relevant (Farrugia et al., 2010). A poorly devised research question may affect the choice of study design, potentially lead to useless situations and, probably hamper the chance of determining anything of significance (Farrugia et al., 2010). During the initial
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