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Resources for Learning About and Writing Literature Reviews
Writing Literature Reviews by This useful guide educates students in the preparation of literature reviews for term projects, theses, and dissertations. The authors provide numerous examples from published reviews that illustrate the guidelines discussed throughout the book. New to the seventh edition: Each chapter breaks down the larger holistic review of literature exercise into a series of smaller, manageable steps Practical instructions for navigating today's digital libraries Comprehensive discussions about digital tools, including bibliographic and plagiarism detection software Chapter activities that reflect the book's updated content New model literature reviews Online resources designed to help instructors plan and teach their courses (www.routledge.com/9780415315746).
Call Number: Electronic book
Publication Date: 2017-04-05
The Literature Review by From daunting to doable in six steps The process of literature search and composing a formal literature review can be intimidating. But masters and doctoral candidates in Education and related fields have found academic argumentation to be seamlessly intuitive with the six-step process pioneered by this book. This updated third edition features a wealth of all-new content including: A flowchart that graphically illustrates Machi and McEvoy's process. Reflective Oversight boxes in each chapter, prompting readers to direct metacognitive activities. Links to online guides and resources. Expanded examples illustrating theoretical concepts.
Call Number: LB1047.3 .M33 2016 Suzzallo Stacks
Publication Date: 2016-06-09
Literature Review and Research Design by
Publication Date: 2019-11-26
Looks at literature review in the process of research design, and how to develop a research practice that will build skills in reading and writing about research literature--skills that remain valuable in both academic and professional careers. Literature review is approached as a process of engaging with the discourse of scholarly communities that will help graduate researchers refine, define, and express their own scholarly vision and voice.
Finding Literature Reviews
In addition to using "literature review" as part of your search in the various Educational databases linked on the "Home" and "Find Articles" tabs to the left, you can find literature reviews in the following publications:
Note: The journals listed below are indexed in both ERIC and Education Source
Review of Educational Research
Published by the American Educational Research Association, this journal includes critical, integrative reviews of research literature in education. Integrative reviews pull together the existing work on an educational topic and work to understand trends in that body of scholarship.
Review of Research in Education
Published by the American Educational Research Association, this journal provides an overview and descriptive analysis of selected topics of relevant research literature through critical and synthesizing essays.