About the Literature Review: A F ew Tips On Conducting It S1160128 Yuki Takamiya
Purpose• A literature review is – A method to find good point and bad point of the thesis. – Tell such as propose, idea, and knowledge to read er
Significance Point● information seeking: the ability to find out the l iterature efficiently, using manual or computeri zed methods, to identify explain availability of articles and books● critical appraisal: the ability to apply principles of analysis to have an opinion of ones own an d valid studies.
necessary parts of Literature Review1. Be researched and related topic or question t o the thesis2. Give an account of synthesize results what is and is not known3. Original areas of controversy in the literature4. Problem point for future research
Ask your questions● What is a main point(propose,technology,ques tion, and so on) and type● What does you use (e.g., journals, books, gover nment documents, popular media)● How efficient was my information seeking● Tell elevant, appropriate, and useful to reader i n my literature review
Include question each book or article(1)● Authors formulated a problem/issue● Is importance(scope, severity, relevance) is cle aly?● Could the problem have been approached mor e effectively from another perspective?● What is the authhors research orientation, he oretical framework , relationship between the theoretical and research perspectives?
Include question each book or article(2)● Does the author fairly evaluate the literature re levant to the problem/issue?● Does a research study is accurate?● What does this book or article relate to the spe cific thesis and contribute ?
Final Note● A literature review is piece of discursive prose, not a list describing or summarizing one piece of literature after another.● In addition, to synthesize and evaluate your th esis.