Literature review By : Tatiana Melo,Andrea Hernandez and Jennifer López
Some key aspects of reviewing literature Discussion as a mode 2.Discussion in local for informing the study exchanges. 1discussion via internet 3.Discussion at conferences.
Internet- based options for informing the study
“teacher+ research + network” “ teacher+ research +email discussion list” http:// www.teacherresearch.net/ Topics in teacher Research http:// https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?INDEX teachersnetwork.org/tnli/resear . / National Teacher Research http:// Panel Website www.tlrp.org/tern/about.html http://www.ntrp.org.uk/ http://groups.yahoo.com/
Conference and seminar Based options forinforming a study.
American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) www.aera.net/sigs www.teachersresearch.org The home page of the teacher Inquiry Communities Network of the national Writing Project www.writingproject.org/
What should be read to Using text to inform inform a study. the study Reading for awareness of relevant other What to read research in the area How much to read Accept what is already thought about the How to located sources matter (save time) How to read them Replicate an existing study.
To helping inform the To provide teachers concepts deepen their understanding and Relevant work done: appreciation of a theoretical position to open teachers up to toward. research opinions (to compare)
Locating relevant literature (strategies) Searching computerized library Doing online searches using a powerful engine. Academic type text in return http://northernlight.com/ Searching online databases
Pages http://www.eric.ed.gov/ (Educational Resources Information Center- Eric) http://opac.acer.edu.au:8080/edresearch/ index.html (ed Research Online) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/bei/index.html Education line (Uk) http://www.loc.gov/index.html library of the congreess
Critical Active Discriminating Read Methodical EvaluativeHow to read the resources we locate
Reading Methodically Questions Concepts Theory Data AnalysisIn what ways do Who writes What theories What kind of How havemy first grade ss about do these writes data have the otherhelp each other “helping” in draw on? researchers in researchersin small group the context of similar studies analyzed theirreading and literacy data?writing activities What Who are some Who writes Which accounts do of the theorists about approaches they provide they refer to? collecting such seem best for of “helping”? data my study and who can help me decide this ?
Constructing a record system for the material weread.Keywords, Methodology or relevant detailed bibliographicproject entry here.Details about the text, including:Synopsis of the main argumentIdentification of theoretical perspectivesDefinitions used, constructed by the author(s)Assumptions made about the world by the author.Cross reference to similar, opposing etc, views interpretation, researchA Photocopy of the contents pages if a book or whole journal.Your comments critique etc.
Layout Research Methodology: EthnographyHistoryLecompre& Preissele (1994)-Chap1.General guides to classical ethnography:Fetterman (1998)Interpretative ethnography:Denzin (1997)……
Compilation Gouncu, Artin & Rogoft,Barbata(1998) ChildrensSocial cognition and categorization with Varying Adult support; America Educational Research Journal, Vol35, No 2, Pp333-349learning CQU library 5370.7844Aim:…………………………..General focus on shared Thinking inter-subjectivity……………..Key finding:…………………Hared thinking: …………………………………………..see also Heath 1983. Consider Vygotsky’szone of proximal development in light of these findings.
Literature Review is Published information In a particular area Combines summarySummary of sources And synthesis Summary Recap of important info Synthesis Re- organization of that info
Who writes Find models : look for Narrow the topic: Hundreds of articlesClarify stablish q L2 Select material And info. Teachers or experts can Be also good sources Example: 2. Sociolinguistics 3. Communicative C Narrow down the topic 4. Cultural comp 5. Folk wisdom expressions 6. Slang proverbs saying Best quality sources And accurate info.
Find and focusConstructing working Term paper thesis statement Organized around ideas Connect your sources together For a particular perspective
Lit. review GapsMethodology Linguistic component Statement of the problem Gap the construction and Significance of the study
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