Focus your topic and determine your research questions
Once you've gathered your background information and looked at your topic holistically, you now need to focus on a perspective of your topic to research. You want to make sure that your topic is researchable - not too broad and not too narrow. Otherwise you may be overwhelmed with too much research or unable to find enough research to complete your project.
Using the background information you have collected, consider the 5 Ws to help you focus your topic:
Once you determine the answers to these questions surrounding your topic, it will help lead you in creating the 4-5 research questions that address the following:
For further help in determining your research questions, refer to the assignment specifics provided by your instructor.