These sessions introduce students to selecting a topic and the basics of literature review. You will learn about what is a good topic and some of the topics you should avoid. The literature review usually provides a detailed analysis of the research topic or theme from the perspective of existing or previous literature. It also critiques and proposes perspectives or ways of addressing the research problem or research questions.
Students will learn how to conduct literature review using the following steps.
- Select and refine a topic
- Identify and Locate literature
- Ensure Relevance
- Record and Retrieve
- Review and Summarize