In this course, the final project will be in the form of an integrative review, which is a form of a literature review. A clinical problem or issue will be chosen and the student will research the issue to recommend if a change in practice or an improvement could be made. Use the resources below to learn more about literature reviews and the specific type of literature review, the integrative review.
A literature review is both process and product. The literature review process entails a systematic examination of prior research, evaluation studies, and scholarship to answer questions of theory, policy, and practice. Read this short article entry from the Encyclopedia of Evaluation to learn about literature reviews and how an integrative review is a specific type.