8-1 Project Three: Questions

The hiring team has narrowed the candidate field to you and one other candidate, and now they want to understand your process and rationale for creating research-based questions. You have been asked by the interview committee to present your process and rationale for creating one research-based question in order to exhibit your leadership qualities in your critical thinking about research.DirectionsResearch Question and ProcessDocument your process and rationale for creating one research-based question that addresses the problem you identified in your previous research studies.Create a research question that meets the following criteria:ResearchableMeasurable but not too factualComplex yet clearNeither too broad nor too narrowHas value for gathering informationHas relevance to your identified research problemIdentify the problem your research question addresses.Summarize the problem the profession faces.Identify the most important factor(s) in the problem that your question was created to answer.Demonstrate how you developed your question through the following four steps:Identify patterns of symptoms.Analyze patterns of symptoms.Investigate symptoms through research.Hone question through multiple iterative drafts.Identify how to mitigate multiple threats to the ethical research process within your topic. Include the following:When and how you might consider various ethical threats, including personal biasHow you might ensure these threats were reduced or mitigated in your questionWhat to SubmitTo complete this project, you must submit the following:Flowchart or PresentationCreate a detailed flowchart that explains your process for creating and analyzing a question. Alternatively, complete a different type of presentation that clearly explains your process for creating and analyzing a question.Supporting MaterialsThe following resource(s) may help support your work on the project:Website: 40 Fantastic Flow Chart TemplatesThis site presents downloadable flowchart formats for specific Microsoft programs.Reading: PowerPoint: Guides, Tips and HelpThis site gives helpful tips for creating a professional presentation.Reading: Slide LayoutThis site gives tips for making sure your presentation slides are readable, which is an important aspect of creating a professional presentation.Reading: 15 Strategies for Giving Oral PresentationsThis site gives specific tips on how to perform public speaking well.