Part 3: Drafting Your Literature Review

Part 3 closely examines and discusses the parts of a Literature Review in addition to readers' expectations.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this part you will be able to:

  • understand the purpose and features of each part of a Literature Review,
  • identify and analyze the necessary information to include within each section, and
  • effectively incorporate sources using APA style guide.

Learning Materials

Work through the following materials to become familiar with the purpose and steps to successfully complete a Literature Review.

Summary of Literature Review Tasks 

Work through the following tasks to manage and track your Literature Review.

  1. First draft
  2. Complete five APA Modules and Quiz
  3. Peer review

Key Resources

Use the following resources to help guide your research topic and understand expectations of the course and Literature Review.


Words of Advice

  • Write according to reader expectations.
  • Be sure your evidence and analyses work together to support your main point.
  • Use clear organization to ensure your points build on each other.