Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you should be able to:

  1. Explain what makes an idea interesting and novel.
  2. Distinguish between a hypothesis and a theory.
  3. Distinguish between induction and deduction.
  4. Describe the process of conducting a literature review.
  5. Identify four ethical concerns for giving proper credit.
  6. Describe the “3 Cs” of conducting an effective literature review.
  7. Distinguish between a confirmational and a disconfirmational strategy.
  8. Explain the issue of publication bias.