Crafting Insightful Research Questions
Through this activity, students examine what constitutes a strong research question and then, through peer workshopping, start to develop a question to guide their own project.
Metonyms and Lenses - Focusing Your Research
This topic helps students narrow and focus their research topics by having them consider them in reference to the idea of the metonym.
Jumbo 'Spectra' Worksheets for Narrowing Topics and Locating Positions
In this activity, students use a pair of worksheets to create a visual mapping of research questions to help them focus their topic and their inquiry and identify positions beyond "yes" and "no."
Research Question Framing
This activity helps students think through the process of framing their research questions at the early stage of their RBA by asking them to consider different ways of framing their research questions. It also encourages students to work with each other in the process of finalizing their research questions.
This interactive activity uses a variation on the typical Bingo game to invite students to reflect on their research journey and the process of writing an RBA.
Bridging Story and Research
In this small group activity, students transition between storytelling technique and pitching their research projects, experimenting with ways to bridge the two genres.
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