UNSW Canberra logo
Academy Library

ELISE | Informing your studies: Breaking down the question

Quiz

Quiz question This image appears on pages throughout ELISE.

It indicates that there may be a quiz question related to the information on the page.

Topic analysis

For more information on breaking down your assessment question see The academic writing process page, under the Define tab.

Breaking down the question

Understanding the question is the first step in the academic writing process. The meaning of the question may not be immediately obvious. The process of analysing your question helps you pinpoint the actual subject of your assignment.

Watch the video for your faculty in the box below to learn more.

Arts & social sciences

Business

Engineering

Science

Staff Sign In