Part II (50 marks)
Conduct a literature search and draft a brief literature review for the research project you
proposed in Part I (I’ve done Part I already).
- (a) Formulate an initial literature search. Your search terms chosen should align with your
research questions. Describe and explain your decision-making process in terms of the
search terms chosen, search engines used, search strategies adopted, and potential
literature sources found.
- (b) Examine and discuss how you would use your initial search results to refine your
project’s research questions. You are to show SIX (6) records of references selected from
your literature search diary using the literature search record template (MacNaughton &
Hughes, 2009) shown below.
Location of work
My summary in point
My question(s) and
(c) Review the 12 selected references from your literature search after refining the first draft
of your research questions. These 12 selected references that may include the 6 records
in Part II-b, should be the most relevant to your teacher research project. Present the
bibliographical data and a succinct write-up of each of these 12 selected articles in a
(d) Draft a brief literature review (not more than 500 words) with relevant key themes, clear
argument and succinct writing that will support your research project to answer the
I will give you some notes/examples of how to do it and follow closely 🙂
I have done part 1, just a draft, feel free to refine it as well 🙂 just do it in a different font colour perhaps.