PLS301 - Political Science Research Methods - Brasher
Welcome to the Course Guide for PLS301 - Political Science Research Methods with Dr. Brasher. This guide has been designed to help you prepare to write your literature review.
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Task: You are to construct a literature review around the hypothesis that you submitted in class.
3-4 pages double spaced 12 pt type
7 quality sources
Bibliography should be included
Literature review is a synthesis
Literature review is not an annotated bibliography
Key components are what the conclusions of others studies are and how they made these conclusions
Outcome: At the end of the literature review you should state what is missing and what future research is necessary.
Note: The paper will be graded on the timeliness/quality of sources and the ability to synthesize information in a logical manner. Paper is downgraded one letter grade for each day late. A late paper is one that is not turned in at the beginning of class.