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The Literature Review
This paper examines the function of the literature review in educational research.
# 96814 | 876 words | 3 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 16, 2007 in Literature (General) , Research Designs (General)

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The paper explains how the literature review is an important part of any study. The paper discusses how it offers a background of the issue and provides an understanding of what other researchers have found regarding that issue. The paper looks at the process followed to conduct a literature review and explores the difficulties in identifying sources. The paper relates that information collected by means of the literature review can generally be thought of as reliable and valid.

Purpose of the Literature Review
Process Followed to Conduct a Literature Review
Identification of Sources
Evaluation of Reliability of Sources

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Fink, A. (1998). Conducting research literature reviews. New York: Sage Publications.
  • Cooper, H.M. (1984). The integrative research review - A systematic approach. New York: Sage Publications.
  • Reed, L.E. (1998). Performing a literature review. Retrieved from /fie98/papers/1298.pdf.

Cite this Term Paper:

APA Format

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MLA Format

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