Northcentral University Library. (2019). NU Dissertation center [Web resource]. Northcentral University. https://commons.ncu.edu/group/33456/pages/research This site provides helpful information on the alignment of the problem, purpose, and research questions.
Alvesson, M., & Sandberg, J. (2013). Constructing research questions: Doing interesting research. SAGE Publications, Ltd. This book provides information for developing research questions. Focus on Chapters 1 and 2.
Allen, M. (2017). Research question formulation. In The SAGE encyclopedia of communication research methods (Vols. 1-4). SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: 10.4135/9781483381411 A section from The Sage Encyclopedia on putting together research questions.
Mattick, K., Johnston, J., & de la Croix, A. (2018). How to…write a good research question. The Clinical Teacher, 15(2), 104–108. https://doi-org.proxy1.ncu.edu/10.1111/tct.12776 An introductory article on writing good research questions.
Dodgson, J. E. (2020). Quality in research: Asking the right question. Journal of Human Lactation, 36(1), 105–108. https://doi.org/10.1177/0890334419890305 Some guidance on knowing whether you are asking the right questions.