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Writing The Literature Review Section: Teaching Undergraduate Psychology Students Scientific Writing, Hung-Tao Chen Sep 2016

Writing The Literature Review Section: Teaching Undergraduate Psychology Students Scientific Writing, Hung-Tao Chen

South Florida Education Research Conference

Many undergraduate psychology students write the literature review section of a scientific paper as a list of summaries without direction or coherence. This paper proposes to teach students to write the literature review section as an argument instead of following the traditional hourglass metaphor approach.