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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...

Free Download: Literature Review Template (Word Doc & PDF)
Free Download: Literature Review Template (Word Doc & PDF)

Free Download 📥 Literature Review Chapter TemplateIf you're preparing to write your literature review, our free literature review chapter template is the perfect starting point. In it, we cover each section of the literature review chapter step by step, along with...

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...