LITERATURE REVIEW AND CRITICAL READING

explicit and reproducible method for identifying.LITERATURE REVIEW  A literature review is a systematic. . evaluating and interpreting the existing body of recorded work produced by researchers. scholars and practitioners.

To establish background knowledge in order to understand the area of study. To demonstrate to the reader your familiarity to relevant and existing research in the topic area.PURPOSES    To justify the relevance of your research question. .

  To promote your research as one link in the chain of study. The final and important specific reason for reviewing the related literature is to know about the recommendations of previous researchers for further research which they have lost in their studies. that is developing knowledge in your field of interest. .

Collection of related information. Draw conclusions and make recommendations. Determine the sources of information.PROCESS OF LITERATURE REVIEW       Identification of research question. . Bibliography. Evaluation of search findings.

using manual or computerized method to identify a set of useful articles and books. Critical appraisal. It is the ability to apply principles of analysis to identify unbiased and valid studies. The ability to scan the literature efficiently. .BASIC SKILLS   Information seeking.

current and relevant references and unbiased and comprehensive view on the research topic.A well structured literature is characterized by a logical flow of ideas. .

It is the act of analysing and evaluating what you are reading as you progress or as you reflect back. whether it is a fiction or non fiction.CRITICAL READING It is the reading with the goal of finding deep understanding of material. .

Taking notes.   . Asking questions.POINTS TO REMEMBER  Keep the purpose in mind.

.In short. the findings of research is exclusively depends on how the researcher read and review the literature critically.

Google. DIPAK KUMAR.REFERENCES    CONDUCTING RESEARCH LITERATURE REVIEW. SAGE PUBLICATIONS. EXCEL BOOKS PUBLICATION.com . ARLENE FINK. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY. WWW.

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