Introduction to Research Methods in Politics and International RelationsPIR 1600 SECKIN BARIS GULMEZ firstname.lastname@example.org www.pir1600.wordpress.com
LITERATURE REVIEW • Choose a partner and exchange the papers. • Read and discuss the papers in 15-20 minutes. • Check the title and the question. • Check whether the students used at least 5 academic sources (books and/or journal articles) • Check how these sources have been used. • Proper referencing? • Check the language. Is it academic or not?
LITERATURE REVIEW • Check whether the student addressed these questions: • Who said what about the topic in the literature? • Do they offer an answer to the question? • Did the student properlycompare an contrast the diverging and/or converging views highlighted in the literature?
Assignment for next week • Based on your literature review, specify up to 3 hypotheses. • Think about which methodology to be employed in order to test these hypotheses. • You don’t have to write down a paper. • You can do it in bullet points.