Writing a Lit Review

We talked in class today about writing a lit review, before I made you talk about how tech writing and engineering administer and speak to ethics and the messy social world (which I encourage you to continue to think about). Remember that the term literature review is something of a misnomer, because it can address a wide variety of texts, in addition to literature, and, more than a review, it’s an argument–often overarching–about the texts it considers, discusses, describes, categorizes, and (yes) reviews. Perhaps the most important work your literature review will do toward your Unit 2 final project is contextualizing your innovation–or, put another way, describing the gap that your innovation addresses.

Here are some resources for writing a lit review:

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