Locating & Reviewing Literature

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Locating & Reviewing Literature

  1. 1. Locating and Reviewing the Literature Augie Ibrahim Dyah Chandra SD Raphita Lestari M Sofistika Carevy
  2. 2. Definition • Assessment • Literature • Question
  3. 3. The value of literature • Glean idea • Study other research • Give idea areas where research needs to be done
  4. 4. Types of Resources 1. General Reference tools : come first (Systematical information) Examples: articles, books, reports, indexes, abstracts 2. Primary sources : their study directly to the reader(Detail information) Example: journal
  5. 5. Types of Resources 3. Secondary sources : author describe the work of others.(quick overview) Examples: educational encyclopedias, textbooks
  6. 6. Steps Involve in a Literature Research 1. Define research problem 2. Look relevant secondary sources 3. Select and peruse general reference 4. Formulate search terms 5. Search relevant primary sources 6. Obtain and read relevant primary sources, and note and summarize key points in the sources.
  7. 7. Doing a Computer Search 1. Define the problem 2. Decide the extent of the search 3. Decide on the database 4. Select search words and discover descriptors 5. Conduct the search
  8. 8. Doing a Computer Search 6. Documenting citation information – Searching ERIC – Searching PscycINFO 7. Obtain primary sources – Professional Journals – Reports
  9. 9. Doing a Computer Search 6. Locating primary sources 7. Using secondary Sources to Locate Primary Sources – Meta-Analysis 8. Evaluating primary sources
  10. 10. The Benefits of Computer Search 1. Fast 2. Cheap 3. Provides printout also
  11. 11. Writing the Literature Review Report Part of this process involves reformulating the main question that guides your literature review oftentimes in the process of reviewing the research
  12. 12. Steps in Writing Literature Review • Organize analyze • Integrate categorize • Synthezise Locate and Evaluate the Sources
  13. 13. Why we need them? • Improve & restate the question • Helps to clarify purpose & scope of the literature review. • Examine the topic more deeply.
  14. 14. 5 parts of Literature Review 1) Introduction 2) Body 3) Summary 4) Conclusions 5) Reference List
  15. 15. Meta-Analysis To help researcher in making the searching process effectively (many studies in same topic). In meta-analysis, researcher averages the results of the selected studies to get an overall index of outcome or relationship. The result should be described statistically. The Benefits of Computer Search

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