Issue 22: How To Start a Helpful Open Question

Issue 22: How To Start a Helpful Open Question

As mentioned in the wrap up of last issue, this editorial will be exploring in more detail the formulation of open questions and we’ll get some practice in converting closed to open questions using handy word stems.

‘Word Stems’ for Open Questions

Typical choices for getting your questions off to an open start include:

What
Why
How
Where
When
Which
This is in contrast to these typical closed question openers:

‘Do you……’
‘Did you…..’
‘Can you….’
Read the rest of the issue to consider some examples of using these word stems in effective open question formulation

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