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Synthesizing Methods Literature

A MethodSpace focus for March is on reviewing literature to situate it in a research tradition. We are parsing this definition of the literature review: “a systematic syntheses of previous work around a particular topic” (Salkind, 2010, p. 726).  In previous posts we explored systems that offer guidance on for collecting and organizing literature, and looked at ways […]

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Methods Literature as Part of a Review

A MethodSpace focus for March is on reviewing literature to situate it in a research tradition. We are parsing this definition of the literature review: “a systematic syntheses of previous work around a particular topic” (Salkind, 2010, p. 726).  After exploring systems that offer guidance on for collecting and organizing literature, we now look at how […]

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About the Lit Review: SRM to the Rescue!

A MethodSpace focus for March is on steps for reviewing literature to situate it in a research tradition. See the whole series here. We are parsing this definition of the literature review: “a systematic syntheses of previous work around a particular topic” and examining it piece by piece (Salkind, 2010, p. 726).  This post offers resources […]

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Methods Lit Review Challenge: Keeping Track

A MethodSpace focus for March is on steps for reviewing literature to situate it in a research tradition. We are parsing this definition of the literature review: “a systematic syntheses of previous work around a particular topic” and examining it piece by piece (Salkind, 2010, p. 726).  This post continues an exploration of the first keyword […]

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Systems for Methods Lit Reviews

A MethodSpace focus for March is on steps for reviewing literature to situate it in a research tradition. We are using this definition of the literature review: “a systematic syntheses of previous work around a particular topic” (Salkind, 2010, p. 726) . System or chaos? The first key word in Salkind’s definition is system. Let’s […]

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Review Methods Literature: March Focus

Reviewing the literature is an ongoing process for scholars, academic writers, and graduate students. We need to discover the seminal thinkers and keep up with the emerging developments in our respective disciplines and fields of study. But that isn’t enough! We also need to review the methods literature. This is a March focus on SAGE […]

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Video: Struggling to Write a Literature Review?

It starts with a plaintive question: “Am I the only one struggling to write a literature review?” The answer from Zina O’Leary, senior lecturer and workplace integrated learning coordinator for the University of Sydney Business School, is instant and re-assuring. “No, you are absolutely not the only one struggling to write a lit review.” In […]

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