Written Assignment 1: Small-Scale Literature Review
Length 1200 words
The purpose of this assignment is to facilitate your abilities to research a topic of study, so you can learn to
Please complete a small-scale literature review on a topic of your choice.
Please locate5 journal articles on your topic and write a1200-word literature review on the articles you've selected.
Steps to complete your small-scale literature review:
The introduction is used to establish the context of your review to the reader. To establish the context, it is important to do the following in this opening paragraph:
This section of your paper begins with an explanation of how you have organized your small- scale literature review and describes findings from articles that provide answers to your inquiry question. Before you begin this section, be sure that you have sorted your articles into different themes based on the articles' findings (sometimes called results). After you sort your articles, it is important to give your sorted groups a descriptive name. The names of the sorted articles will become your headings for each of the paragraphs that you write in the body of your review. To write the body of your small-scale literature review, it is important to include the following:
This is the last paragraph of your small-scale literature review. In this paragraph, it is important to summarize the main findings from the articles that you reviewed and to point out the information that you found particularly important to know that answered the inquiry question that you established in the first paragraph of your review. Try to conclude your paper by connecting your inquiry question back to the context of the general topic of study.
This is the last page of your review. It serves as a listing of all references that you mentioned in your paper. Please use APA style when completing this list.