To prepare for this Assignment, review this week’s Learning Resources, and conduct a literature search in the
Walden Library for articles where the author(s) grounded their study within the “same” theoretical/conceptual
framework you propose for your Doctoral Study. Focus only on full-text, scholarly or peer-reviewed articles or
doctoral studies/dissertations so that you have six (three quantitative and three qualitative) viable scholarly
sources. Be sure to review Section 1.14 of the Doctoral Study Rubric and Research Handbook, provided in
this week’s Required Readings, for further details of literature reviews and their requirements.
Submit a 4- to 5-page literature review (comprising of six articles minimum; three quantitative and three
qualitative) to include critical analysis and synthesis, as appropriate, related to your theoretical/conceptual
Note: This is not an “annotated bibliography” Assignment.
Note: Be sure to use the APA Course Paper Template to complete this Assignment. Also, refer to the Week 3
Assignment Rubric for specific grading elements and criteria. Your Instructor will use this rubric to assess your
Articles/Journals should be within the last 3 years