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3 moves in CARS model

A lecture introduces moves iin CARS model in details and with example.
  • Move 1 – Establishing a research territory (background)
    • Move 1a: By showing that the general research area is important, central, interesting, problematic, or relevant in some way (optional)
    • Move 1b: By introducing and reviewing items of previous research in the area (obligatory)
  • Move 2 – Establishing a niche (however)
    • By indicating a gap in the previous research or by extending previous knowledge in some way (obligatory)
  • Move 3 – Occupying the niche(therefore)
    • Move 3a: By outlining the purpose or stating the nature of the present research (obligatory)
    • Move 3b: By listing research questions or hypotheses (optional)
    • Move 3c: By announcing principal findings (optional)
    • Move 3d: By stating the value of the present research
    • Move 3e: By indicating the structure of the RP (optional)
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