Research Proposal – Literature Review and Research Question [Originality Check]



Instructions. PART 2 

This is the part 2 of the Part 1 | Research Proposal – Topic Selection/ Annotated Bibliography. This research paper has 5 parts.


Based on the selected topic, write a literature review, and develop the research question. Use the works identified in Part 1 – Topic Selection/ Annotated Bibliography to write your literature review. If any works identified were not relevant to the potential research topic, conduct additional research to identify alternate works. You should have three scholarly works to write the literature review.

  1. Write a literature review that includes the following. 
    • Introduction of the literature review that identifies the topic and discusses the central themes or organizational patterns 
      • Refer to the media on Getting cozy with APA (opens in new window) and additional resources or writing style to structure your introduction. 
    • Summary of the sources, organized either chronologically, thematically, or methodologically. 
    • Conclusion that 
      • Synthesizes research results of what is and is not known, clearly identifying the gap in the research 
      • Identifies areas of controversy in the literature 
    • Based on the research, formulates a question that needs further research. 
    • How does the research address part of the identified gap?