How does the media ecology affect communication between teens and parents?
An annotated bibliography facilitates the gathering and assessing of materials for the framing
and development of your dissertation. It is an evaluative and descriiptive process that challenges
you to refine your skills as a researcher and writer. The overall purpose of an annotated
bibliography is to provide a foundation that informs and advances your research project.
Specifically, an annotated bibliography will require you to:
Identify significant academic sources that relate to your research area of interests.
Provide a clear, concise review of often complex research.
Evaluate the sources to gain perspective and connections to your re
search.must include the following items:
Current APA-formatted references
One paragraph including as many items below as possible:
o The Purpose of the study
o Research design
o Number of participants and type of sample
o Data collection method(s)
o Data analysis procedures
o Summary of key findings
o Limitations and recommendations for future research
A second paragraph including:
o A clear topic sentence regarding how this paper will contribute to the
o Followed by a relevantly cited quote or statistic that could be directly
applied to your research;
o And supporting information.
o Note: This should still be formally written with no first-person writing
even though it is pinpointing what will be in your future study