Write a Killer Literature Review
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Write a Killer Literature Review

Writing a literature review doesn't have to be the hardest part of your thesis or dissertation.
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Last updated 11/2014
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 12 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand the purpose and function of the literature review in academic projects
  • Understand what is meant by "synthesis" of the literature
  • Understand how to explain the "gap in the literature" that justifies your project
  • Gives you templates for creating relationships between different ideas, schools of thought, and writers.
  • Understand the difference between scholarly evaluation and personal opinion
  • Get tools for organizing and structuring your literature review
  • Great exercises help you write, even if you're "stuck"
Requirements
  • None
Description

It's time to stop reading and start writing! But how? You know you're supposed to find the "gap" in the literature and synthesize the existing research in your field, but how do you actually do all of that--in writing? This workshop takes an in-depth approach to narrating the relationships, connections, and trends you see in the literature of your field. Learn how to create questions that help you focus your reading and writing. Understand the difference between evaluation and opinion. Get specific tools for organizing your literature review. This engaging one-hour workshop was filmed live and is a great resource for graduate students and faculty alike.

Who this course is for:
  • Graduate students and faculty
Course content
Expand all 11 lectures 01:10:45
+ The Literature Review: Up Close
2 lectures 17:58
Making Connections in the Literature
07:32
Identifying the Major Players and Your Position
10:26
+ Questions and More Questions
1 lecture 10:18
Common Questions About the Literature Review
10:18
+ Download Exercises and Slides
6 lectures 00:00
Exercises and Slides Part 1
3 pages
Exercises and Slides Part 2
8 pages
Exercises and Slides Part 3
4 pages
Exercises and Slides Part 4
3 pages
Wrap Up and Questions
4 pages
Summary Tool for Creating Literature Reviews
1 page