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Literature review (5-7 pages) identifying research-based strategies and practices in the literature that can be used as solutions for addressing a problem or issue related to your proposed topic.


The requirements are as follows:

  • Locate a minimum of eight articles and online resources related to best practices for your proposed topic. These articles must have a publication date within the last 5 years. The majority of these resources must be empirical articles. An empirical article is one in which the author has conducted a study about a particular instructional practice and is reporting the results.
  • Organize your literature review into sections that present themes or identify trends, including learning theories, theoretical or conceptual frameworks, instructional strategies, and trends related to your proposed topic. These are just examples.
  • Your literature review should be 5–7 pages, written in APA format using in-text citations, with at least eight corresponding references.

Resources: Applications of Action Research and Cultural Considerations

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Resources: Preparing a Literature Review

Finding and citing resources for your literature review: