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Systematic Reviews in Education and Psychology: An Introductory Guide

This guide will cover the basics of conducting a systematic review in the social sciences, focused especially on education and psychology disciplines.

Sample Workflow for Education and Psychology Systematic Reviews

Step One:

  • Design your search and identify your core databases.

Step Two:

Step Three:

  • Analyze your results in the spreadsheet(s), using your inclusion and exclusion criteria. 
  • Go back into your database search(es) and download PDFs for relevant articles. 
  • Consider using software like Rayyan to help with this process.