Reflexivity. We toss this word around as a key part of qualitative methods. I have been revisiting the term for a course I’m teaching. Here, I refresh my thinking by returning to some writing I published in 2009. This is a remix of some of those ideas.
What’s the difference between writing for process and writing for product or publication? I am asked this methods question frequently enough to respond in a blogpost.
Why write a lit review as an argument? The argument format of writing encourages you to build claims supported with evidence or reasoning. Stating your points as declarative statements (that could be answered true/false on a quiz) can help you discover your own attitudes, believes, and values….etc….