Rubric for assessing research questions

Submitted by Steve Gerstle on November 24th, 2017
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Short Description: 

Students often struggle developing good research questions. This rubric is used to assess research questions. Students are given a brief lesson on developing a research question that includes a video produced by the University of Cincinnati.

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Learning Outcomes: 

Assessment of research questions

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Course Context (e.g. how it was implemented or integrated): 

Students were asked to write either their preliminary or final research questions on a sheet of paper. Questions were then assessed using the rubric.

Suggested Citation: 
Gerstle, Steve. "Rubric for assessing research questions." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2017.