Your research question needs to be answerable within your word limit.
The video below contains tips for writing a good research question.
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You may also find helpful the literature review resources in the Graduate Research and Writing section of Research and Learning Online.Each has unique requirements concerning the sections that must be included in the paper.A literature review is a critical summary of what the scientific literature says about your specific topic or question.A stand-alone literature review aims to summarise and evaluate the current knowledge of a specific topic, whereas a literature review that forms part of a research proposal or project also describes the gaps in the current knowledge that the project aims to address.This module is intended as an introductory guide to writing stand-alone literature reviews.Paraphrasing and summarising are key skills required in a literature review.For more information on how to paraphrase and summarise effectively, please see the citing and referencing tutorial on the Research and Learning Online website.edition, second printing of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.For more information, please consult the There are two common types of papers written in fields using APA Style: the literature review and the experimental report.Often student research in APA fields falls into this category.Your professor might ask you to write this kind of paper to demonstrate your familiarity with work in the field pertinent to the research you hope to conduct.