Review the results of your concept map to help you narrow your focus. What looks interesting? What questions does this early research raise? Ask yourself "how" and "why" questions.
Evaluate your research question using the following criteria:
A concept map is:
Use a concept map to:
The process is simple: start with the subject of your research question in the center, then:
You can create a concept map with pencil and paper or use one of these free online tools: