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What makes a good investigative question?

Pip’s workshop engaged teachers in the learning process for understanding what makes a good investigative question. Investigative questions are fundamental to the statistical enquiry cycle.  Without the (first) P in the PPDAC cycle, there is no purpose to the cycle.

Criteria for what makes a good investigative question as well as the criteria for judging the quality of investigative questions posed based on SOLO taxonomy are shared in the link below. All materials shared were developed as part of Pip’s PhD research: Statistical investigative questions. An enquiry into posing and answering investigative questions from existing data.

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