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EDUC 500 001 - Research Methodology in Education

Annotated Bibliography 101

How to Write an Annotated Bibliography:

Check out the UBC guide for this here.

Research Steps:

  1. Choose a topic + define your research question
    • Your question will likely reflect the topic for your thesis or dissertation.
  2. Begin keyword identification
    • Jot down keyword ideas for terms or phrases you will want to search for
    • Remember to include synonyms (i.e. colloquial names), abbreviations, and acronyms
  3. Limit the scope of your review/question to geographies, type of student, date etc. 
  4. Select appropriate searching locations - i.e. databases
    • Don't forget to include books
  5. Conduct your searching + track your searches/results
  6. Review and critically appraise your results