Background Literature and Related Research Questions

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  • Discuss the purpose of the background and literature review sections in a research report.
  • Identify one credible source that could be used to find literature for a literature review, and explain why it can be termed a credible source. Include the Web site address if this is an online resource.
  • Discuss the difference between a research and null hypothesis. Give an example of each.
  • Discuss the difference between a directional and a non-directional research hypothesis. Give an example of each.
  • Describe at least two ways in which the review of literature and background support the proposed research design and sample.
  • Explain how a peer-reviewed journal assures the quality of a research report.

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Research Report


Research Report

A Literature review is a scholarly piece of writing which contain theoretical,
methodological input and substantive findings on the topic under research. The main purpose of
a literature review is to survey books, scholarly articles, as well as other materials that are
applicable or related to a particular field of study. Literature review enables researchers to
acquire a description, a summary and a critical evaluation of a certain issue of interest. A
research report requires background and literature review section in order to provide a broader
understanding of a research area. This eventually helps in demonstrating the importance of
conducting the specific research and the gap that research intends to fill. By an understanding of
the background information, readers and ot...

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