Students will complete a 5-7 page literature review paper containing at least 15 resources that are significant to your sticking point topic. Your resources can be books, peer-reviewed journal articles, websites, or other sources, but six of the sources must be from peer-reviewed journal articles accessed through the Waggoner Library resource databases. You will synthesize the information from your resources to write a summary for every resource. You will present your Literature Review as part of your overall research proposal using the following template:
See USC’s Organizing Your Social Sciences Research Paper: Writing a Research Proposal site for additional information and assistance developing your literature review. The paper will be submitted as an attached Word file (.doc) to SafeAssign. This should be completed in a way consistent with a literature review for all graduate work.