Types of Literature Reviews
When someone refers to a literature review, they may mean either:
Process for Conducting Literature Review Research
Develop a Broad Overview by consulting resources to learn general information about a concept or about a context (e.g., educational history within the U.S., teaching English as a foreign language).
Search for Information by using core research resources in the field of education to focus your topic (e.g. the impact of John Dewey and the progressive education movement, teaching English writing skills to students in Venezuela).
Interact with Information to develop skills and strategies that will help you remember, understand, and assimilate new information.
Form Research Question using a checklist of the key components of a good research question.
Cite Sources using the APA style manual.