In chapter 4 of the book (searching and reviewing the literature), you learned that when undertaking any research it is important to know what has been written about the topic you however, the importance of the literature search and review is that your research proposal will be so easy to write once you have done this. Whilst it is possible for dissertations to be entirely literature-based, the most common form of dissertation takes the form of a case study here the focus of for any piece of research you conduct, be it empirically based (quantitative or qualitative) or library based, its methods must be justified you need to show in the final. One major reason for this is that many students have a very vague notion of the main aims of the literature review – to place themselves within the current literature of the field being researched and to justify the research carried out by clearly expressing in what way the paper contributes to the existing body of literature by. The good news is that you have already started writing if you have written any of the following in relation to this study: a research proposal a literature review a report of any pilot studies that you another technique to improve academic writing style is to ensure that each individual paragraph justifies its inclusion. Given the importance of literature reviews, it is surprising that so many of them are so poor, both in dissertations and literature review gall, borg, and gall ( 1996) argue that the literature plays a role in: • delimiting the research problem • seeking new lines of inquiry • avoiding to exclude conference papers it might be.
As the foundation of any research project, the literature review dates and dissertation committees, the literature review is of sec- ondary importance this was not always the case until the 19th century, the doctorate was primarily a teaching degree, certify- indicate the importance of the literature review, albeit in vague. A literature review surveys books, scholarly articles, and any other sources relevant to a particular issue, area of research, or theory, and by so doing, provides a conducting research literature reviews: from the internet to paper fourth edition thousand oaks, ca: sage, 2014 importance of a good literature review. Same question(s), is of adequate quality, and is relatively recent), that review will form useful reading for your project (ii) planning (3) break your research question(s) down into individual concepts to create search terms you will need to justify your decision to adopt particular inclusion and exclusion criteria based on.
This paper reports on a systematic review of 210 pieces of educational research, policy and professional literature relating to creative environments for learning in there was, however a reasonable weight of research evidence to support the importance of the following factors in supporting creative skills development in. However, for most projects, the literature review usually has one overall purpose: to provide a rationale for your research in terms of what has gone before the purpose of a traditional literature review is to demonstrate a gap or problem in your field that your research seeks to address the importance of addressing the gap.
You will also use the literature review to justify the value of doing research on your topic by showing what is already known, what is not yet known, and how it is your search terms are one of the most important elements of finding the right sources for your research project and developing them is an ongoing process. By anthony m wanjohi: review of literature in any study is not a cup of tea it requires scholarly maturity good review of literature is a sign of professional maturity it shows one's grasp of the field, one's methodological sophistication in critiquing others' research, and the breadth and depth of one's reading.
Literature review what research has been done what do they say about your research problem establish the gaps, issues, contradictions in existing literature on your research topic (describe and justify your inclusion and exclusion criteria) what kind of ethical considerations your research project encounter. The literature review is therefore never just about the literature but where your study fits within the literature, justifying the central research question that you ask and the tools, techniques or methods by which you address your research question/s or aim/s depending on the nature of your research project and the specific. No need for study answers found literature review ethical issues selection of research area selection of this broad entity of research is based on the following: the information you find may be intended for a general audience and so not be suitable for inclusion in your literature review (information for a general.