Read the article, discuss the relevance to your current research agenda/problem.
Your identifiable problem. What is it?
Your proposed nursing theorist that most identifies with your research issue. Whom did you use?
Is there a direct correlation? Does the theorist support your research problem?
Is there a connection to nursing practice?
Does the research offer any diverse support or methodologies?
How will you use the outcomes in practice?
***Original Assignment must be written in APA 6th Edition, please include references and intext citations if used.
Please review the following article (there is an attachment). Here is the article and its citation:
FNU Nursing Theory_Situation Specific Theories_Philosophical Roots_Properties and Approach.pdf
Im, E. O., & Meleis, A. I. (1999, December). Situation-specific theories: philosophical roots, properties, and approaches. Advances in Nursing Science, 22(2), 11–24.
For the grading criteria, please refer to the rubric listed below.
|A (15)||B (13)||C (11)||D/F (8)||Score|
|Focus: Purpose||Purpose is clear||Shows awareness of purpose||Shows limited awareness of purpose||No awareness|
|Main idea||Clearly presents the main idea and supports it throughout the paper.||There is a main idea supported throughout most of the paper.||The vague sense of the main idea weakly supported throughout the paper.||No main idea|
|Organization: Overall||Well-planned and well thought out. Includes title, introduction, statement of main idea, transitions and conclusion.||Good overall organization includes the main organizational tools.||There is a sense of organization, although some of the organizational tools are used weakly or missing||No sense of organization|
|Content||Exceptionally well-presented and argued; ideas are detailed, well developed, supported with specific evidence & facts, as well as examples and specific details.||Well-presented and argued; ideas are detailed, developed and supported with evidence and details, mostly specific.||Content is sound and solid; ideas are present but not particularly developed or supported; some evidence, but usually of a generalized nature.||Content is not sound|
|Research (if assignment includes a research component)||Sources are exceptionally well-integrated and they support claims argued in the paper very effectively. Quotations and Works Cited conform to APA style sheet.||Sources are well integrated and support the paper’s claims. There may be occasional errors, but the sources and Works Cited conform to APA style sheet.||Sources support some claims made in the paper, but might not be integrated well within the paper’s argument. There may be a few errors in APA style.||The paper does not use adequate research or if it does, the sources are not integrated well. They are not cited correctly according to APA style, nor listed correctly on the Works Cited page.|
|Grammar & Mechanics||Excellent grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation.||A few errors in grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation, but not many.||Shows a pattern of errors in spelling, grammar, syntax and/or punctuation. It could also be a sign of a lack of proof-reading.||Continuous errors|
|APA Guidelines||Uses APA guidelines accurately and consistently to cite sources and formatting||Uses APA guidelines with minor violations to cite sources and formatting||Reflects incomplete knowledge of APA guidelines||It does not use APA guidelines.|