Literature reviews are complex research papers (or sections of research papers) which require academics to walk a fine line between summary and synthesis. The author of a literature review essentially provides an objectively written synopsis of current research on a specific topic and shows the relationships among relevant studies. Literature reviews often also identify gaps in existing research. Keep in mind that literature reviews are not unconnected summaries of individual … Continue reading Mini Workshop: Literature Review
Adjective clauses, which are groups of words that function to modify—in other words, to “describe, identify, make specific”—nouns or noun phrases in a sentence.
This week, we’re spotlighting David Young and Scott Morris, two Ph.D. candidates in English who facilitate our Graduate Student Writing Groups. These writing groups meet for three hours each week in the Graduate Center. During their meetings, participants check in on their writing goals and write independently. What made you decide to join/facilitate a Graduate … Continue reading Writing Group Facilitator Spotlight: David and Scott