Answered By: Kim Read
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2016     Views: 182

While they often are presenting an author's original research and would be considered primary research, dissertations are not considered peer reviewed in the traditional sense. For your literature review, peer reviewed means that an article is published in a peer reviewed journal. 

For a complete description of peer reviewed articles and how to find them, please see this quick two minute video: How to find peer reviewed Education articles

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