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Title: Using the evidence: a comparison of Civil and Building lecturers and students' approach to the literature review
Authors: Gadd, Elizabeth
Baldwin, Andrew N.
Norris, Michael
Reid, Sharon
Keywords: Literature review
Information management
Evidence-based practice
Information seeking behaviour
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: © American Society of Civil Engineers (ACSE)
Citation: GADD, E. ... et al, 2012. Using the evidence: a comparison of Civil and Building lecturers and students' approach to the literature review. Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 138 (2), pp. 114-122.
Abstract: Lecturers and students in the Civil and Building Engineering Department at Loughborough University were surveyed to gain an understanding of how they expected the literature review element of Final Year Projects to be undertaken. The results showed a disparity in the number and type of resources expected to be used; in the problems they anticipated when undertaking a literature review; and in the confidence levels students had in the use of information tools. Recommendations are made to improve the teaching of the literature review.
Description: This material may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943-5541.0000077
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/8222
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943-5541.0000077
ISSN: 1052-3928
1943-5541
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Published Articles (Information Science)
Published Articles (Civil and Building Engineering)

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