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Topics vs. Research Questions
A research question is a question you ask yourself about a topic of interest. The research question provides focus for your investigation.
For example, a general topic of interest may be the availability of affordable housing.
However, your research question may be "What policies are most effective in providing affordable housing to Californians? "
You will notice that your research question is more focused than your topic. This will provide you direction during your research process.
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