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Literature Reviews: Mapping the Scholarly Conversation

Literature reviews accomplish several purposes for scholars. In the introduction to a research article or thesis chapter, for example, writers review relevant research in order to establish a research gap or articulate a problem or need that the current study addresses. But how do writers summarize the scholarly conversation already underway and, then, join that conversation?

This workshop introduces researchers to the typical structure of the literature review in research article introductions and theses, while accounting for variation in communicative purposes, audiences, and disciplinary differences. Participants will write or revise a draft section of a literature review during dedicated writing time and receive feedback from facilitator and peers. Therefore, this workshop is most useful for those with a research project underway.

Facilitator: Dr. Patty Kelly, Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication

Date & Time: Wednesday, September 29, 2021: 10am – 12pm PT

Location: This workshop is delivered in person and on Zoom.

In person: IKBLC, Level 3, Dodson Room; Zoom: Registrants will receive the Zoom link 1 day prior to the workshop.

The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication does not record workshops or share workshop slides.

Questions about this event? Please contact the Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication: cwsc.info@ubc.ca.

Date:
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Time:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Audience:
  Graduate     Post-Doc  
Categories:
  Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication     Writing  
Presenter(s):
Dr. Patty Kelly

Registration is required. There are 14 seats available.

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Presenter(s)

Dr. Patty Kelly

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