Literature Review

What is a literature review? In a research essay, project or report you will be expected to show awareness of relevant research on the topic you are working on. A literature review is a comprehensive summary and critical analysis of previous research on a topic. In this workshop, you will learn how to analyse selected reading material and to synthesise peer reviewed articles to create an effective structure.

What will you learn?

  • To identify the purpose of a literature review
  • To plan and structure a literature review
  • To integrate and arrange sources in an organised manner
  • To synthesise and evaluate peer-reviewed journal articles related to your topic

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