Assignment One: Manuscript for Professional Publication Course: EDUC 919 Professional Writing and Research Overview: As a doctoral student and teaching professional you are encouraged to publish in scholarly journals. One of the responsibilities of holding an advanced degree is to be a leader in your field. The best way to accomplish that goal is to be published. Requirements: Based on your dissertation topic, write a literature review to be submitted to peer-reviewed journal. The article should be thought provoking and have a unique perspective or insight into a current educational topic. The manuscript should be original and firmly grounded and supported by research. Do not just regurgitate existing literature. Unlike your Dissertation s Literature review, a journal article literature review synthesizes the literature and is succinct and to the point. Begin by identifying the topic area and its importance to the educational field. Green, Johnson and Adams describe a literature review as a type of research article published in a professional peer-reviewed journal. The purpose of a literature review is to objectively report the current knowledge on a topic and base this summary on previously published research. A literature review provides the reader with a comprehensive overview and helps place that information into perspective. Source: https://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/dept/instruc/files/finding-literature-reviews.pdf Helpful Hints: 1) Log into the LU Library and search the keywords literature review and education in the LU Library to get an idea of what a literature review article looks like. 2) Review the following websites: https://www.duluth.umn.edu/~hrallis/guides/researching/litreview.html Assignment Two: Literature Review PowerPoint ? Presentation Course: EDUC 919 Professional Writing and Research Overview: For this assignment you will complete a literature review on your dissertation topic and share your literature review with the class using PowerPoint ?. The purpose of this assignment is to help you develop a complete and comprehensive Chapter Two of your dissertation. Just to give you an idea of where we are headed in this course, you will complete Chapter 1 (Introduction), Chapter 2 (Lit Review min. of 15 pages) and Chapter 3 (Methodology) of your draft Prospectus. Requirements: 1. Create a PowerPoint ? presentation of Chapter One and submitted via Black Board. 2. I will be looking for the following sections: I. Title page: Standard APA format II. Introduction: Catch your audience s attention by using a hook. Convince them that your topic or issue is important. Support your claims with at least 3-5 recent (within 5 years) peer-reviewed journal articles. III. Historical context: Give a brief historical overview of the topic leading up to the present-day. The historical overview should help orientate your audience in terms of how the issue developed over time from past to present-day. Support your claims with at least 5-7 peer-reviewed journal articles or scholarly books, etc Sources may be older than 5 years old for this section. IV. Social context: Explain how the issue affected the society, community, education system, etc. Support your claims with at least 3-5 peer-reviewed journal articles or scholarly books, etc Sources may be older than 5 years old but more current literature is expected. V. Theoretical context: Identify the theory underpinning the issue. Make it clear how the theory(s) are relevant to the study and how they will guide the research questions. Support your claims with at least 3-5 peer-reviewed journal articles or scholarly books Sources may be older than 5 years old but more current literature is expected.