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Finding Literature on the State of Your Field

Welcome to  ScholarStudio Sessions–a video blog addressing your questions about the thesis and dissertation writing process.

Have you ever struggled to find literature that gives an overview of your field–either because you wanted to get the big picture before committing or because you wanted to engage in a meta-level critique? 8 more words

It's Not Just Cornwall That Has 'Invented Traditions'

One of the criticisms that English people have of Cornwall’s notion of a separate culture and identity is the claim that the revived Cornish language and Cornish cultural materials are nothing but a recent constructed phenomena with a questionable relationship with history. 876 more words


starting the phd - comparing and contrasting papers

Wondering how to bring some of those texts you are reading together? Working with literatures always requires you to summarise, then compare and contrast various aspects of a text. 84 more words

Pat Thomson

#becomingeducational W8: Research Methods

So we started with our weekly review – and re-visited ‘dialogic’… which led us to consider pedagogy, androgogy and heutagogy – with the suggestion that as emancipatory educationalists you/we are moving our students towards heutagogy – that state where they take control of and drive their own learning. 787 more words

August Losch, Central Place Theory and Cornwall

August Losch

August Losch adapted the existing model of Central Place Theory in 1954 within his seminal text ‘The Economics of Location’.

In this work, he adapted an earlier study by German geographer Walter Christaller. 378 more words


Literature review findings: Predictions and sustainability

In the last of our literature review reports, we’re looking towards the future.

With the increasing popularity of online and distance learning courses, the ubiquity of mobile devices and the adoption of new e-book formats, e-books are expected increasingly to replace print volumes in academic libraries. 115 more words


Literature Review


A literature review surveys books, scholarly articles, and any other sources relevant to a particular issue, area of research, or theory, and by so doing, provides a description, summary, and critical evaluation of these works in relation to the research problem being investigated. 3,119 more words

Literature Review