Assignment 3: research manuscript critique part 1

Please post your assignment by submitting it to the M1: Assignment 3 Dropbox by Week 1, Day 5. Complete each item listed below for each manuscript. 

Step 1: Go the Doc Sharing area in your classroom, find the two folders titled Research Articles_Business and Research Articles_Social Sciences.

Step 2: Select THREE manuscripts in your area of discipline to examine throughout this course: 1 qualitative study, 1 quantitative study and 1 mixed methods study.

Critique the manuscripts using the checklists below. You will be using these research articles to help you understand what exactly goes into the research methods for dissertations and other research. Each module you will identify specific elements in these research articles relating specifically to that module. These will serve as great examples for what you will need to do in your own research!

Complete the following research manuscript critique for each selected article. 

Manuscript Reference: (Include the APA style Reference here)

Type of Study: (Quantitative, Qualitative, Mixed Methods)

Research Topic: (Identify the phenomenon of interest.) 

Purpose of the Study: (Briefly, in 1-3 sentences, describe the purpose or significance of the study)

Overarching Research Question or Theory: (What is the primary research question or theory for this study?)

Specific Research Questions/ Philosophical Underpinnings: (Include the specific research questions, hypotheses or philosophical underpinnings for each study.)

All written assignments and responses should follow APA rules for attributing sources.

Assignment 3 Grading Criteria 

Maximum Points

Identified 3 research articles using 3 different research designs including: Quantitative, Qualitative and Mixed Methods.

3

Correctly identified the type of methodology used for each research article selected.

3

Identified the research topic for each study.

3

Described the purpose or significance of each study.

6

Identified the overarching research question or theory for each study.

6

Identified specific research questions, hypotheses, or philosophical underpinnings for each study.

12

Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources, displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Justified ideas and responses by using appropriate examples and references from texts, Web sites, and other references or personal experience. Followed APA rules for attributing sources.

6

Total:

39