literature review - LITERATURE REVIEW WHAT IS A LITERATURE...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
LITERATURE REVIEW
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
WHAT IS A LITERATURE REVIEW? Literature is compilation of the research that has been published on a topic by scholars and researchers. It is literally that: a "re" view or "look again" at what has already been written about the topic. A literature review is a report or overview of information found relevant to an area of research or study.
Background image of page 2
Synthesis Explanatory Synthesis Combines two or more sources to give information. Argumentative Synthesis Combines two or more sources to convey an opinion or interpretation of these sources.
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
How is a literature review different from an academic research paper? While the main focus of an academic research paper is to support your own argument, the focus of a literature review is to summarize and synthesize the arguments and ideas of others.
Background image of page 4
TYPES OF LITERATURE REVIEWS Stand-alone literature review articles Part of research proposal Part of research report
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
WHY ARE LITERATURE REVIEWS IMPORTANT? Acts as a stepping stone
Background image of page 6
Image of page 7
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 03/23/2012 for the course SS 205 taught by Professor R.a during the Spring '12 term at Lahore School of Economics.

Page1 / 16

literature review - LITERATURE REVIEW WHAT IS A LITERATURE...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 7. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online