Plan research


  • Identifies a problem and/or selects a topic for research
  • Draws on prior knowledge
  • Uses/Formulates a primary (BIG) question to guide research
  • Uses/Formulates secondary questions to provide focus
  • Identifies keywords
  • Identifies appropriate information sources
  • Develops a plan to meet deadlines, if necessary
  • Establishes a search strategy
  • Reflects on the planning process