a literature review is essential in forming a good research question and a research question is what informs what type of methodology you will use to answer your question. In this course you explore the value of various types of methodologies. For this assignment, identify your topic of interest and use and cite existing literature to support the need for further research in the area. Write a clear overarching (central) research question. An overarching or central research question is a broad question that asks for the exploration of the central phenomenon or concept in a study. In future modules we will discuss your research question and what the best approach would be to answer your question.