Revisit the concept map you did for the first assignment

Revisit the concept map you did for the first assignment (refer to the concept map 1) . You might want to:
·         Narrow the focus even further
·         Reconsider the data you might collect

Revisit the concept map you did for the first assignment

Word count: 1,000 words
Revisit the concept map you did for the first assignment (refer to the concept map 1) . You might want to:
·         Narrow the focus even further
·         Reconsider the data you might collect
Conduct a literature search for research articles that explore this focus, use the abstracts to further refine your own focus. Select those articles most closely aligned to your own research focus. (At least eight, no more than 20).
Organise these articles into different methodological approaches: qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods. Choose two contrasting approaches and discuss how each contributes to the field, exploring how the methods chosen: reveal the assumptions of the researchers; impact on the findings; and are likely to inform practice.
Hand in:
·         The table of articles with the reviewed articles highlighted
·         The 1,000-word discussion of the two contrasting articles
More details;

How do you search for literature in research?
Literature Search: Process Flow
  1. Develop a research question in a specific subject area.
  2. Make a list of relevant databases and texts you will search.
  3. Make a list of relevant keywords and phrases.
  4. Start searching and make notes from each database to keep track of your search.

How do you find an article in a literature review?

Where to search when doing a literature review
  1. Start with research databases. Scopus and Web of Science are good databases to start with for any research topic and literature review. …
  2. Focus your search with specific databases. Select two or three discipline/specialist databases to conduct your search for comprehensive results. …
  3. Find books, theses and more.

 

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