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Research Writing

How to Do a Literature Review

Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more This course has been created for those pursuing research, at PhD level or not – anyone who wants to improve their ability to write about academic literature for research purposes. You can use the hashtag #FLLitReview to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • Understanding the literature review as a genre, and its fundamental role in all serious investigations and research projects
  • Developing a useful list of search terms and understanding where to use them to find the most relevant literature available
  • Developing a professional bibliography and annotating it with critical evaluations of readings
  • Asking good questions to guide the reading and writing process
  • Planning a critical discussion in response to specific questions and based on evidence from the published literature

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Starts Apr 24 (13 weeks ago)
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Instructors Emily Purser, Bethany Muscat, Stafford Lumsden
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Length 4 weeks
Effort 4 hours per week
Starts Apr 24 (13 weeks ago)
Cost $59
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Instructors Emily Purser, Bethany Muscat, Stafford Lumsden
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Programming Languages Humanities
Tags C R Languages & Cultures

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