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Assignment nr 1 (4165)

Assignment – Critiquing Research Part I

Select a research article from a nursing journal that is related to your practice. Use the questions below to write a critique of your research article. Answer all questions that apply to the quantitative and/or qualitative study that you selected. Include 2-3 pages in the body, a title page and article citation (APA format) on the title page, and your reference page. Please save the research article that was critiqued in a .pdf and attach the article with the paper. Points will be deducted if the article is not submitted along with the critique.

USE at least two references :

1) from the article that is being used and attached (peer-reviewed article from Nursing Journal not older than 5 years)

2) the following textbook:

 Polit, D. E. & Beck, C. T. (2018). Essentials of nursing research: Appraising evidence for nursing practice(9th. ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.  

When doing research critique it is acceptable to put the reference for the article on the bottom of the title page. Do not cite article within the body of the paper. All other resources must be cited and referenced on the last page as usual.

l. Statement of the Problem: 

  • Is the problem clearly and concisely stated?
  • Is the problem stated in terms, which are specific and narrow enough to study?
  • How is the problem important or significant for nursing practice?

II. Research Questions and Hypotheses: 

  • Are the hypotheses stated clearly? 
  • Do they contain a dependent and independent variable? If so, identify them. 
  • Do the hypotheses predict a relationship between two or more variables?

III. Review of Literature:

  • Does the review have a significant amount of recent work? 
  • Does the review of the literature provide supporting evidence to show the need for carrying out the research? 
  • Are documentation and selection of sources appropriate? 
  • Is the review well organized? 
  • Does the article describe a theoretical or conceptual framework? If not, should one have been included?

Assignment – Critiquing Research Part I

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Select a research article from a nursing journal that is related to your practice. Use the questions below to write a critique of your research article. Answer all questions that apply to the quantitative and/or qualitative study that you selected. Include 2-3 pages in the body, a title page and article citation (APA format) on the title page, and your reference page. Please save the research article that was critiqued in a .pdf and attach the article with the paper. Points will be deducted if the article is not submitted along with the critique.

l. Statement of the Problem: 

  • Is the problem clearly and concisely stated?
  • Is the problem stated in terms, which are specific and narrow enough to study?
  • How is the problem important or significant for nursing practice?

II. Research Questions and Hypotheses: 

  • Are the hypotheses stated clearly? 
  • Do they contain a dependent and independent variable? If so, identify them. 
  • Do the hypotheses predict a relationship between two or more variables?

III. Review of Literature:

  • Does the review have a significant amount of recent work? 
  • Does the review of the literature provide supporting evidence to show the need for carrying out the research? 
  • Are documentation and selection of sources appropriate? 
  • Is the review well organized? 
  • Does the article describe a theoretical or conceptual framework? If not, should one have been included?
    • Posted: 7 months ago
    • Due: 
    • Budget: $10