3.2 Applying the Epicycle to Stating and Refining Your Question

You can now use the information about the types of questions and characteristics of good questions as a guide to refining your question. To accomplish this, you can iterate through the 3 steps of:

  1. Establishing your expectations about the question

  2. Gathering information about your question

  3. Determining if your expectations match the information you gathered, and then refining your question (or expectations) if your expectations did not match the information you gathered