This book is a practical and readable guide that will show you how to successfully complete a literature review or research project plan as part of your final year assessment. It guides you through all the necessary stages from start to finish, beginning with preparation and planning, using and critiquing research and finally writing up and completing your project.
-Guides you through all necessary stages: preparing, undertaking and writing up the literature review or project plan
-Extremely user friendly with case studies, examples and activities that bring the book to life
-Explains the importance of research and demonstrates how and where a literature review or project plan fits in
-Linked to the lastest NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters
IntroductionSection 1 Getting StartedGetting started on your final year projectSection 2 Planning and preparing for your final year projectPlanning and undertaking a literature review or documentary analysisPlanning your research proposal or dissertationSection 3 Using and critiquing research for your final year projectUsing and critiquing research methods: interviews and focus groupsAnalysing qualitative dataUsing and critiquing research methods: surveys and experimental designsSection 4 Writing up and finishingWriting up your literature review and documentary analysisWriting your research proposal and dissertationConclusion