Literature Reviews, H/RQ and Paper Structure

  1. What should you gain from doing a literature review?
  2. More information on writing persuasive literature reviews

  3. How do you evaluate the utility of a theory?

Your book misses one criteria many researchers expect: heuristic value.

3. When do you choose to use a H? a RQ?

4. Under what circumstances can you make claims about causality in your findings?

5. What's the difference between the information in the Results section and the Discussion section of the paper?



COM 582 Descriptive and Experimental Research in Communication


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