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The Literature Review Process

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A literature review is best defined as:

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1. Why does a researcher conduct a literature review?

2. If you are studying a specialized topic, like 'Common symptoms of mentally ill children', but search for something broad, like 'Psychology of children', you are likely to find:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A literature review is an important part of research projects and papers. To pass the quiz on this topic, you'll need to be know the purpose of these reviews and how they're conducted.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet combo will assess your knowledge of:

  • The definition of a literature review
  • Techniques for finding articles for a review
  • The purpose of performing literature reviews

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature review lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained on the function of literature reviews
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about performing literature reviews

Additional Learning

View the lesson called The Literature Review Process to strengthen your comprehension of this topic. It focuses on the following objectives:

  • Understand the purpose of a literature review
  • Describe the process of conducting a literature review
  • Learn tips and techniques for performing literature reviews
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