Module 3 – Review of Related Literature

Module 3 introduces us to the process of the Literature Review.  One of the requirements of this course is that you write an appropriate literature review related to the problem you choose for your research proposal.  Finding appropriate literature and then organizing what you have found are steps in the process.  One of the pitfalls many researchers face when they begin writing is the possibility of “plagiarizing.”  Just what is plagiarizing?  How can you avoid it?  
Begin your discussion with providing your understanding of what plagiarism is and then proceed to how you will ensure that you do not plagiarize.  Post your first discussion question response by Thursday @ 11:59 p.m. Central Time so we will have ample time to write two feedback posts to at least two classmates and interact throughout the rest of the module week. (20 possible points)