There are two types of critical questions, practical questions and focusing questions.
The pre-writing phase can be the most difficult. It is important to think about your topic in different ways. The 100 Question Technique can give you great direction for research and establish a position on your topic.
How the strategy works?
Basically, think up 100 questions around your questions without providing any answers.
Boutique distilleries, wineries and breweries can be tourism drawcards in rural and regional areas. Examine the social, cultural and economic impact of small-scale alcohol production on local communities and discuss whether such ventures are beneficial for regional areas.
Activity: Before taking a stand on this topic or position, think up 100 questions around your topic.
Reflection: Think about how you have expanded your knowledge on the topic and how you might have considered aspects, factors, implications and different perspectives around your topic.
Top Tip: This strategy can be most useful when you feel as though you don't have enough background knowledge or discipline specific knowledge to even start the assignment.
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