RES 861 Module 8 Assignment, Literature Review Resources
Successful completion of a doctoral dissertation requires significant amounts of independent reading on the research topic. This allows the doctoral learner/researcher to become familiar with the scope of the topic and to identify gaps or tensions within the existing literature on the topic. These gaps and tensions become the source of the dissertation research. In this assignment, you will read and annotate potential sources in your dissertation field of interest. Those demonstrating the most merit to the best of your understanding of the topic at this time …..your RefWorks (or similar reference collection tool) list for potential inclusion in the literature review section of your dissertation.
RES 861 Module 8 Discussion Question 1
How do the variables or phenomenon addressed in your study inform the method, design, research questions. And data collection instrument to be …..? What are two instruments that might be …..to gather data for your study? Why do you believe these instruments will gather the appropriate data to answer the research questions and address the problem?
RES 861 Module 8 Discussion Question 2
Between now and the beginning of the dissertation sequence, no additional input on the literature review will be given to you. You have approximately one year to draft the literature review so it is …..when you enter the dissertation phase. Create and post a project plan that describes how you will complete a full draft of your literature review in the time available. How will you stay current with the literature over the next number of years until you complete the dissertation?