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English 202 March 3

  1. 1. February 24th 2010
  2. 2.  SHARING THOUGHTS ABOUT AANOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ASSIGNMENTS  Chapter 4 and 5 of Tipping Point  Talking about Literature Reviews  Assignments
  3. 3.  What challenges did you face in your assignment?  What did you gain from your assignment?  Were the sources you found valuable for your research?
  4. 4.  What kind of sources does the writer of this bibliography use?  Do you agree with the writer’s assessment of the reliability of the sources in this bibliography?  Which one of these references seem questionable to you and why?
  5. 5.  Synthesis: a relationship between your sources. It’s more than a summary. It can also include your own evaluation of the source.  You draw on the ideas of the authors. You bring together a body of information from various sources.  Before you can write an effective synthesis. You must know the relationships among sources and how they fit into the field
  6. 6.  Literature review is an account of what has been published on a topic by accredited scholars and researchers.  This is a paper to demonstrate your familiarity with the research topic. It is a summary of what the scientific literature says about your specific topic or question.  A literature review typically contains the following sections:
  7. 7.  Find at least six sources related to your research projects.  Read the articles (remember to do active reading) Take notes in the margins, write summaries, important quotes etc.  Read the easier articles first (see the abstract to see if this article is related to your topic.  The articles must be from professional journals.  See sample literature reviews in the articles.  http://web.pdx.edu/~dbls/HowtoWriteLiteratur eReview.htm  http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/assets/imag es/qmanual/6-1.jpg
  8. 8.  Read Chapter 6  Read Writing at the University Chapter 8  Tipping Point: Blog about two of the discussion questions from your handout.  Continue with finding valuable/relevant articles related to your topics.

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