literature review - master level

timer Asked: Nov 26th, 2015

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You must understand what a literature review is 100% - I need an A+ - anything less I will withdraw

Here is what is expected of the literature review;

APA Literature Review

Organized around ideas or themes

The author reads widely but selectively in the topic area and considers what themes or issues connect the sources together. Do they present one or different solutions? Is there an aspect of the field that is missing? How well do they present the material and do they portray it according to an appropriate theory? Do they reveal a trend in the field or a raging debate? Pick three or more of these themes to focus the organization of your review.

Has an organizational pattern according to sections and combines both summary and synthesis. A summary is a recap of the important information of the source, but a synthesis is a re-organization, or a reshuffling, of that information. It might give a new interpretation of old material or combine new with old interpretations.

Makes a case for further investigation and research, highlighting gaps in knowledge and asking questions that need to be answered for the betterment of the discipline; as such, its contents are selected to make the case. In short, a literature Review usually has a thesis or statement of purpose, stated or implied, at its core

Refers to authors and studies. For example: According to Meyers (2009), student scores increased in fifth grade math courses after the intervention.

There are 8 total - I already have apa formed citations and links to each article - each review needs to be 150-175 words - I will provide the document once a tutor is selected and the topic is education (teacher quality)

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