Critique of Research Studies Instructions

Critique of Research Studies Instructions

Question description

Directions:

Complete a critique of the quantitative and qualitative articles that were submitted in Topic 3.

This assignment will be completed in three parts. Refer to the information below as a guide to the information that should be included in each part.

Follow the guidelines for the quantitative and qualitative article critiques in Box 5.2: Guide to an Overall Critique of a Quantitative Research Report, and Box 5.3: Guide to an Overall Critique of a Qualitative Research Report, in Chapter 5 of the Nursing Research: Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice textbook.

1.Utilize a central heading to indicate that what follows is the critique of the articles.

2.The side headings of the critique for each article should follow the headings in Box 5.2 and Box 5.3 in Chapter 5 of the Nursing Research: Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice textbook.

3.Note that within these basic guidelines, there are additional references to Detailed Critiquing Guidelines found in additional boxes in other chapters of the Nursing Research: Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice textbook focused on the various elements of a research study report. Use these to expand the research study and to learn specific terminology appropriate to the critique of research.

When turning in the final submission, please put the elements in the following order: Quantitative Article Critique, Qualitative Article Critique, References (which should include the two articles, the text, and any other additional sources).

Critique of Research Studies – Part 1: Due Topic 4

For Part 1 of the critique, focus only on the following segments for each article:

Quantitative Qualitative
·Title ·Title
·Abstract ·Abstract
·Introduction ·Introduction
oStatement of the problem oStatement of the problem
oHypotheses or research questions oResearch questions
oLiterature review oLiterature review
oConceptual/Theoretical framework oConceptual underpinnings

Critique of Research Studies – Part 2: Due Topic 6

For Part 2 of the critique, focus only on the following segments for each article:

Quantitative Qualitative
·Method ·Method
oProtection of human rights oProtection of participants’ rights
oResearch design oResearch design and research tradition
oPopulation and sample oSample and setting
oData collection and measurement oData collection
oProcedures oProcedures
oEnhancement of trustworthiness

Details:

Follow the instructions provided in “Critique of Research Studies Instructions.”

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

Critique of Research Studies – Part 1 

1
Not submitted
0.00%
2
Unsatisfactory
75.00%
3
Less Than Satisfactory
80.00%
4
Satisfactory
88.00%
5
Good
92.00%
6
Excellent
100.00%
70.0 %Content
7.0 % Quantitative Title and Abstract None Critique is missing for quantitative research title and abstract. Critique incompletely or incorrectly addresses guidelines and criteria for a quantitative research title and abstract. Critique is not supported with relevant evidence. Critique addresses some guidelines and criteria for a quantitative research title and abstract. Parts of the critique are supported with relevant evidence. Critique thoroughly addresses most guidelines and criteria for a quantitative research title and abstract. Critique is supported with relevant evidence. Critique thoroughly addresses all guidelines and criteria for the quantitative research title and abstract. Critique is supported with relevant evidence.
28.0 % Quantitative Introduction: Statement of the problem, hypotheses or research questions, literature review, and conceptual framework/theoretical framework None Critique is missing for all quantitative introduction components. Critique is vague and addresses some guidelines and criteria for each of the quantitative research introduction components OR the critique is thorough but is missing three components. Critique is unsupported with evidence. Critique is brief and addresses some guidelines and criteria for each of the quantitative research introduction components OR the critique is thorough but is missing two components. Critique is somewhat supported with relevant evidence. Critique is detailed and addresses most guidelines and criteria for each of the quantitative research introduction components OR the critique is thorough but is missing a component. Critique is supported with relevant evidence. Critique thoroughly addresses all guidelines and criteria for each of the quantitative research introduction components. Critique is supported with relevant evidence.
7.0 % Qualitative Title and Abstract None Critique is missing for qualitative research title and abstract. Critique incompletely or incorrectly addresses guidelines and criteria for a qualitative research title and abstract. Critique is not supported with relevant evidence. Critique addresses some guidelines and criteria for a qualitative research title and abstract. Parts of the critique are supported with relevant evidence. Critique thoroughly addresses most guidelines and criteria for a qualitative research title and abstract. Critique is supported with relevant evidence. Critique thoroughly addresses all guidelines and criteria for the qualitative research title and abstract. Critique is supported with relevant evidence.
28.0 % Qualitative Introduction: Statement of the problem, research questions, literature review, and conceptual underpinnings None Critique is missing for all qualitative introduction components. Critique is vague and addresses some guidelines and criteria for each of the qualitative research introduction components OR the critique is thorough but is missing three components. Critique is unsupported with evidence Critique is brief and addresses some guidelines and criteria for each of the qualitative research introduction components OR the critique is thorough but is missing two components. Critique is somewhat supported with relevant evidence. Critique is detailed and addresses most guidelines and criteria for each of the qualitative research introduction components OR the critique is thorough but is missing a component. Critique is supported with relevant evidence. Critique thoroughly addresses all guidelines and criteria for each of the qualitative research introduction components. Critique is supported with relevant evidence.
20.0 %Organization and Effectiveness
20.0 % Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use) None Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice and/or sentence construction are employed. Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register) and/or word choice are present. Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but are not overly distracting to the reader. Audience-appropriate language is employed. Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. The writer uses a variety of sentence structures and effective figures of speech. The writer is clearly in command of standard, written academic English.
10.0 %Format
5.0 % Paper Format (Use of appropriate style for the major and assignment) None Template is not used appropriately or documentation format is rarely followed correctly. Template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken; lack of control with formatting is apparent. Template is used, and formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present. Template is fully used; There are virtually no errors in formatting style. All format elements are correct.
5.0 % Research Citations (In-text citations for paraphrasing and direct quotes, and reference page listing and formatting, as appropriate to assignment and style) None No reference page is included. No citations are used. Reference page is present. Citations are inconsistently used. Reference page is included and lists sources used in the paper. Sources are appropriately documented, although some errors may be present. Reference page is present and fully inclusive of all cited sources. Documentation is appropriate and style is usually correct.
 
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