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Writing A Literature Review: 4 Time-Saving Hacks
Writing A Literature Review: 4 Time-Saving Hacks

🎙️ PODCAST: Ace The Literature Review 4 Time-Saving Tips To Fast-Track Your Literature ReviewBy: Derek Jansen (MBA) and Ethar Al-Saraf (PhD) | Feb 2024Writing a literature review can be a daunting task for many students, but fear not! In this episode of the Grad Coach...

Research Question 101: Everything You Need To Know
Research Question 101: Everything You Need To Know

Research Question 101 📖 Everything you need to know to write a high-quality research questionBy: Derek Jansen (MBA) | Reviewed By: Dr. Eunice Rautenbach | October 2023If you’ve landed on this page, you’re probably asking yourself, “What is a research question?”. Well,...

Research Question Examples: The Perfect Starting Point
Research Question Examples: The Perfect Starting Point

Research Question Examples 🧑🏻‍🏫 25+ Practical Examples & Ideas To Help You Get Started By: Derek Jansen (MBA) | October 2023A well-crafted research question (or set of questions) sets the stage for a robust study and meaningful insights.  But, if you're new to...

Literature Synthesis 101: How To Synthesise The Literature
Literature Synthesis 101: How To Synthesise The Literature

Literature Syntheis 101 How To Synthesise The Existing Research (With Examples)By: Derek Jansen (MBA) | Expert Reviewer: Eunice Rautenbach (DTech) | August 2023One of the most common mistakes that students make when writing a literature review is that they err on the...

The Essential Components of a Literature Review
The Essential Components of a Literature Review

Literature Review: 3 Essential Ingredients The theoretical framework, empirical research and research gapBy: Derek Jansen (MBA) | Reviewer: Eunice Rautenbach (DTech) | July 2023Writing a comprehensive but concise literature review is no simple task. There's a lot of...

Literature Review Example/Sample: Full Walkthrough
Literature Review Example/Sample: Full Walkthrough

Literature Review Example/Sample Detailed Walkthrough + Free Literature Review TemplateIf you're working on a dissertation or thesis and are looking for an example of a strong literature review chapter, you've come to the right place. In this video, we walk you...

How To Find A Research Gap: Step-By-Step Process
How To Find A Research Gap: Step-By-Step Process

How To Find A Research Gap, Quickly A step-by-step guide for new researchersBy: Derek Jansen (MBA) | Reviewer: Eunice Rautenbach (DTech) | April 2023If you’ve got a dissertation, thesis or research project coming up, one of the first (and most important) things you’ll...

The Research Problem & Problem Statement
The Research Problem & Problem Statement

The Research Problem & Statement What they are & how to write them (with examples)By: Derek Jansen (MBA) | Expert Reviewed By: Eunice Rautenbach (DTech) | March 2023If you’re new to academic research, you’re bound to encounter the concept of a “research...

Theoretical Framework vs Conceptual Framework
Theoretical Framework vs Conceptual Framework

Theoretical vs Conceptual Framework What they are & how they're different (with examples)By: Derek Jansen (MBA) | Reviewed By: Eunice Rautenbach (DTech) | March 2023If you’re new to academic research, sooner or later you’re bound to run into the terms theoretical...

How To Find A Research Gap (Literature Gap)
How To Find A Research Gap (Literature Gap)

The Research Gap (Literature Gap) Everything you need to know to find a quality research gapBy: Ethar Al-Saraf (PhD) | Expert Reviewed By: Eunice Rautenbach (DTech) | November 2022If you're just starting out in research, chances are you've heard about the elusive...

Writing A Literature Review: 5 Time-Saving Tips & Tricks
Writing A Literature Review: 5 Time-Saving Tips & Tricks

Writing A High-Quality Literature Review 5 Time-Saving Tips & ToolsBy: David Phair (PhD) and Amy Murdock (PhD) | May 2022One of the fundamental chapters of any dissertation or thesis is the literature review. However, students often struggle to write this chapter,...

How To Source A-Grade Resources For Your Literature Review
How To Source A-Grade Resources For Your Literature Review

How To Find A-Grade Literature For Review Sourcing, Evaluating and OrganisingBy: David Phair (PhD) and Peter Quella (PhD) | January 2022As we’ve discussed previously on our blog and YouTube channel, the first step of the literature review process is to source...

Writing A Literature Review: 7 Common Mistakes To Avoid
Writing A Literature Review: 7 Common Mistakes To Avoid

Writing A Literature Review   7 Common (And Costly) Mistakes To Avoid ☠️By: David Phair (PhD) | Reviewed By: Dr Eunice Rautenbach | June 2021Crafting a high-quality literature review is critical to earning marks and developing a strong dissertation, thesis or research...

How To Structure Your Literature Review Chapter
How To Structure Your Literature Review Chapter

How To Structure Your Literature Review 3 Options To Help Structure Your ChapterBy: Amy Rommelspacher (PhD) | Reviewer: Dr Eunice Rautenbach | November 2020 (Updated May 2023)Writing the literature review chapter can seem pretty daunting when you're piecing together...

What (Exactly) Is A Literature Review?
What (Exactly) Is A Literature Review?

What Is A Literature Review? A Plain-Language Explainer (With Examples)By: Derek Jansen (MBA) & Kerryn Warren (PhD) | June 2020 (Updated May 2023)If you’re faced with writing a dissertation or thesis, chances are you’ve encountered the term “literature review”. If...

How To Write A Literature Review (3-Step Process)
How To Write A Literature Review (3-Step Process)

How To Write An A-Grade Literature Review 3 Straightforward Steps (With Examples) + Free TemplateBy: Derek Jansen (MBA) | Expert Reviewed By: Dr. Eunice Rautenbach | October 2019Quality research is about building onto the existing work of others, “standing on the...

Free Download: Literature Review Catalog Excel Template
Free Download: Literature Review Catalog Excel Template

Free Download 📥 Literature Review Catalogue (Excel Template)Crafting a high-quality literature review is a lot of work. Failure to keep track of all the literature you consume can result in a lot of wasted time. You need to get (and stay) organized - in other words,...

Critical Writing: Descriptive vs Analytical Writing In Research
Critical Writing: Descriptive vs Analytical Writing In Research

Critical Writing 101 Descriptive vs Analytical vs Critical WritingBy: Derek Jansen (MBA) | Expert Reviewed By: Dr Eunice Rautenbach | April 2017Across the thousands of students we work with, descriptive writing (as opposed to critical or analytical writing) is an...