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  • n. Plural form of overview.

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  • (E.g., from reading articles published in Modern Philology during the late 1950s) 3. In your own field, which critical works from this period are still cited (for reasons other than historical overviews, that is)?

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  • ... pieces "which provide quick, no-jargon overviews of emerging technologies and related practices that have demonstrated or may demonstrate positive learning impacts."

    Information Literacy Weblog

  • "The EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative's ELI's "7 Things You Should Know About..." series provides concise information on emerging learning technologies and related practices - these pieces provide quick, no-jargon overviews of emerging technologies and related practices that have demonstrated or may demonstrate positive learning impacts..

    Stephen's Lighthouse: April 2008 Archives

  • "Review of literature is the process of taking stock of existing knowledge in order to make informed choices about policy, practice, research direction and resource allocation" (Chalmers, 2003)  Also called 'research syntheses', 'overviews' or 'secondary research'  Forms part of a research protocol, thesis, grant application or research publication, but may also be a stand alone activity  Should not merely be a summary of previous findings, but involve a critical examination and synthesis of existing reports  Distinction between 'traditional reviews' (use informal subjective methods) and 'systematic reviews' (use explicit reproducible methods)

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  • I also consulted other sources for general overviews of the anti-emo violence in Mexico and the emo culture at large.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • My argument, of course, is that understanding film violence is central to understanding the social and historical role of the cinema; thus, the book overviews how film violence has affected and been affected by government policies, box-office receipts, gender differences, changing notions of genre, well-known auteurs, changes in narrative, and broad social trends.

    Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat

  • His knowledge and enthusiasm for Horror fiction from all sub-genres and publishing territories are exemplary and his willingness to write longer and more thoughtful overviews of particular authors or trends is always appreciated.

    GUEST REVIEW: Jonathan McCalmont on Black Static #15

  • Undercover blog on anime, etc. with series overviews, first impressions, reviews, summaries, and a hint of random thoughts & babbles

    Darker than Black season 2 – ep 04 « Undercover

  • This is mainly an anime blog with series overviews, first impressions, reviews, some episode summaries, with a hint of personal thoughts and a few random babbles on manga, music, etc. that I've come across.

    Anime Preview: Spring 2009 First Impressions – Batch 2 « Undercover

  • Her use of overviews also did a good job of reinforcing the idea that she was a detached observer.

    John Seed: Sarah McKenzie: A Nation of Builders, and of Artists

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