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.

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.

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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