Conducting a Literature Review: Assess

Interactive learning module that guides you through the process of identifying, evaluating, and using scholarly information to research and write a literature review. URL:

Assess your Literature Review

Now that you have completed this module, you should be able to identify, evaluate, and use scholarly information to write a literature review. 

  • Use the rubric below to evaluate the quality of your literature review. If your instructor has provided you with a rubric, you should use the criteria listed in that course or assignment rubric to ensure that your paper will meet the expectations for the course.  (Download a copy of the rubric.)
  • You can also submit your literature review to the CMU Writing Center

Adapted from Education 690: Assessment Rubric/Criteria for Literature Review, retrieved September 29,2010 from and Boote, D.N. & Biele, P. (2005). Scholars before researchers: On the centrality of the dissertation literature review in research preparation. Educational Researcher. 34(6) p. 8.

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