RES 861 Grand Canyon Week 3 Assignment

RES 861 Grand Canyon Week 3 Assignment



RES 861 Grand Canyon Week 3 Assignment

Literature Review: Outline


In the previous
assignment, you mined the literature reviews of three dissertations to guide
your own search for information on your intended dissertation topic. You
identified themes (the common ideas being discussed across the literature on a
given topic), noted the authors and topics found in the dissertations you
mined, and created outlines of the literature reviews of those dissertations.
In this assignment, you will outline your own dissertation literature review
(Chapter 2).

General Requirements:

Use the
following information to ensure successful completion of the assignment:


will be using a grading rubrics to grade the assignments. It is recommended
that learners review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment in order to
become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful
completion of the assignment.


learners are required to use APA style for their writing assignments. The APA
Style Guide is located in the Student Success Center.


Review the
outlines of dissertation literature reviews you created in the previous assignment,
and remind yourself of the themes you identified.

Identify the
major themes from those dissertation literature reviews that you believe most
significantly influence your dissertation topic. Use them as headings (Roman
numerals) to begin an outline of the literature review of your own dissertation

Expand your
literature review outline by adding additional relevant themes as headings
(Roman numerals) and supporting ideas as subheadings (capital letters). Follow
standard APA outlining format to add additional levels of detail.

Write a brief
(125-250 words) statement (to be submitted along with the outline) explaining
your rationale for selecting the themes you included in your literature review