Types of Assignments

What are literature reviews?

An overview of the role and purpose.

How to conduct a lit review

A short guide on conducting reviews.

Writing your lit review

Examines which elements are mostly required.

Breaking down the assignment

Part One – A step-by-step Tutorial.

Organising the review

Part Two – Organising your material to write up.

Six steps to success!

A simple approach to get your lit review done.

When part of an assignment

The role and purpose of a lit review.

Introducing work

When using the work of other people in your assignment.

Transition words/phrases

Use specific words/ phrases to good effect.

Grammar and punctuation

Interactive site to help you improve your writing.

Academic writing style

Practice writing in a formal way.

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