literature_review - LITERATURE REVIEW WHAT IS A LITERATURE...

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Unformatted text preview: LITERATURE REVIEW 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. Literature Review is A discussion of writings Provides background information Contextualizes your research 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. 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. TYPES OF LITERATURE REVIEWS Stand-alone literature review articles Part of research proposal Part of research report WHY ARE LITERATURE...
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