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Education Research Methods

A guide to assist students in EDU 650: Research Methods in Education

Literature Reviews

Literature reviews are designed to do two things:

  • give your readers an overview of sources you have explored while researching a particular topic or idea, and
  • demonstrate how your research fits into the larger field of study.  (from Purdue OWL)

Learn more about literature reviews with these links:

Annotated Bibliography help

An annotated bibliography is a list of research sources which includes an evaluative and/or summary statement for each source.  For more help writing an annotated bibliography, check out these sources.

Citations in APA Style

Need help with citations in APA style?  Check out these helpful links: