2. Summarizing and reviewing the literature

  • 2.1. Summarizing the literature

    Summarizing theories Synthesis Matrix For contrasting theoretical perspectives on different issues. Author/Tradition1 Author/Tradition2 Author/Tradition3 Aspect1 What this author or this theoretical tradition has to say about this aspect.

  • 2.2. Writing a literature review

    How to write a literature review Recommended steps for a literature review (from Kimmons & West, 2018) Frederiksen, L., & Phelps, S. F. (2020). Literature reviews for education and nursing graduate students.

  • 2.3 Academic formats and styles

    Iida, P., Ruegg, R., de Boer, M., Araki, N., & Agnello, M. F. (2021). The Concise APA Handbook: APA 7th edition. Information Age Publishing. It’s important to distinguish the APA bibliographic style, which only define how to format bibliographic references, and the APA document style guidelines, which define both formatting rules in setting, typography, spelling, etc.