W1 Literature Synthesis

Given this weeks required readings and your further research, complete a 850 to 1,000 word Literature Synthesis :
Explore and discuss these key debates and how they might inform your own views of research and choosing a research topic.
From your readings (including the additional resources you found) form a view of the relative merits and drawbacks of these various positions, as well as examples of research that would fit these various philosophies and approaches. How might the different stakeholders involved evaluate each type of research?