Review examples

When you read a paper that is a report of a systematic review, you should identify the usual components. The samples below can be skimmed so you get a good sense of the structure of these papers.

This paper is useful illustration of using a systematic review of secondary analysis: Sherif, V. (2018). Evaluating Preexisting Qualitative Research Data for Secondary Analysis. Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 19(2). doi:10.17169/fqs-19.2.2821. Available here

The American journal, Review of Educational Research has many examples of systematic literature reviews.

New additions to this list are added to the top of the list.

de Araujo, Z., Roberts, S. A., Willey, C., & Zahner, W. (2018). English Learners in K–12 Mathematics Education: A Review of the Literature. Review of Educational Research. doi: 10.3102/0034654318798093

This paper is a useful model for the structure of a systematic review. It ought to be familiar by now.

de Jager, A., Fogarty, A., Tewson, A., Lenette, C., & Boydell, K. M. (2017). Digital Storytelling in Research: A Systematic Review. The Qualitative Report, 22(10), 2548-2582. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol22/iss10/3

Greene, S., Burke, K. J., & McKenna, M. A Review of Research Connecting Digital Storytelling, Photovoice, and Civic Engagement. Review of Educational Research, 0(0), 0034654318794134. doi:10.3102/0034654318794134

This paper reviews complexity theory and uses it to develop a a way of thinking about all of the components in a school: Hawkins, M., & James, C. (2018). Developing a perspective on schools as complex, evolving, loosely linking systems. Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 46(5), 729-748. doi:10.1177/1741143217711192

Kasurinen, J., & Knutas, A. (2018). Publication trends in gamification: A systematic mapping study. Computer Science Review, 27, 33-44. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosrev.2017.10.003

Bottiani, J. H., Larson, K. E., Debnam, K. J., Bischoff, C. M., & Bradshaw, C. P. (2018). Promoting Educators’ Use of Culturally Responsive Practices: A Systematic Review of Inservice Interventions. Journal of Teacher Education, 69(4), 367-385. doi:10.1177/0022487117722553

Qiao, X., Yu, S., & Zhang, L. (2018). A review of research on professional learning communities in mainland China (2006–2015):Key findings and emerging themes. Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 46(5), 713-728. doi:10.1177/1741143217707523

Wilson, R. E., Gosling, S. D., & Graham, L. T. (2012). A review of Facebook research in the social sciences. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 7(3), 203-220. doi:10.1177/1745691612442904 Available here.

Bottiani, J. H., Larson, K. E., Debnam, K. J., Bischoff, C. M., & Bradshaw, C. P. (2018). Promoting Educators’ Use of Culturally Responsive Practices: A Systematic Review of Inservice Interventions. Journal of Teacher Education, 69(4), 367-385. doi:10.1177/0022487117722553

Davies, D., Jindal-Snape, D., Collier, C., Digby, R., Hay, P., & Howe, A. (2013). Creative learning environments in education—A systematic literature review. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 8, 80-91. doi:10.1016/j.tsc.2012.07.004

Ke, F., Whalon, K., & Yun, J. (2018). Social skill interventions for youth and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: a systematic review. Review of Educational Research, 88(1), 3-42. doi:10.3102/0034654317740334

Gast, I., Schildkamp, K., & van der Veen, J. T. (2017). Team-based professional development interventions in higher education: A systematic review. Review of Educational Research, 87(4), 736-767. doi:10.3102/0034654317704306 Available here.

Kyndt, E., Gijbels, D., Grosemans, I., & Donche, V. (2016). Teachers’ everyday professional development: Mapping informal learning activities, antecedents, and learning outcomes. Review of Educational Research, 86(4), 1111-1150. doi:10.3102/0034654315627864 Available here.

Kennedy, M. M. (2016). How does professional development improve teaching? Review of Educational Research, 86(4), 945-980. doi:10.3102/0034654315626800 Available here.

Wenner, J. A., & Campbell, T. (2017). The theoretical and empirical basis of teacher leadership: A review of the literature. Review of Educational Research, 87(1), 134-171. doi:0.3102/0034654316653478 Available here.

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