Event Details

  • Literature Reviews: Writing
  • Monday, July 29th, 2019 at 10:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Type: Workshop
  • Series: Graduate Student Workshop Series
      Graduate Student Writing Support
      Research Commons Workshops
      Literature Reviews Workshops
  • Location: Other 1 - See Event Description
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  • Description: Thesis and research article literature reviews accomplish several purposes for scholars. In the introduction, for example, writers review relevant research in order to establish a research gap or knowledge deficit that the current study addresses. But how do writers summarize the scholarly conversation already underway and, then, join that conversation?

    This workshop introduces researchers to the typical structure of the literature review in thesis and article introductions, while accounting for variation in communicative purposes and disciplinary differences. Participants will write or revise a literature review (thesis, dissertation, research article), and receive feedback from the workshop facilitators and other participants. Therefore, this workshop is most useful for those with a research project underway.

    Workshop Facilitators: Patty Kelly & Eury Chang (Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication)

    Woodward Library: Sherrington Room
  • Facilitator(s): Patty Kelly

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