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Modern Languages: 82783 SLA Theories & Research: THINKING POINTS

This course guide introduces students to sources for researching the field of second language acquisition (SLA). It provides them with an understanding of locating, gathering, and constructing literature on research topics of interest.

Research Tools

The Research Cycle

The Research Cycle Diagram

Lit Review & Systematic Lit Review

NOTE: Not all reviews are suited for all research pedagogy and writing.  Check out our Systematic Review Guide for guidance on selecting the correct review method.

The Typical Search Process

Typical Search Process

What a search process should look like: