What is meant by the cyclical or iterative nature of the literature review?
The iterative process is the design, the development and other literature used as the desired result of the completed decision in regards to the analysis of the research study coming to a more end or closer result. The iterative process is the resolution through a type of method. This process also allows your research study to grow and become more rounded.
How does this concept affect your work on the literature review and its subsequent incorporation into your dissertation prospectus and proposal?
The process is the foundation for the research study. Without a strong foundation the study will crumble. This process introduces the readers to the study which states what the topic of the paper is, the problem, purpose and what the real question is regarding the study. The utilization of different models, tools, literature reviews and other information (Wyenn, 2013) are important components for the development of the research study. As researchers we need to understand how to provide the most appropriate support to the research study (Ahmed, 2003).
As researchers we are creating a living document. The benefits to a living document allows the researcher to continually updating it with information in real time. The document allows the researcher to reproduce, manipulate and re-analyses data to add to the results to support the interpretation of the study. Some limitations of the living document could be the undermining of existing models of evaluating the impacts with the study.
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