Students with practice in a written critique for the purpose of analyzing research design components used in peer reviewed nursing quantitative research study, ONLY.
For this assignment:
1. Search the literature for one quantitative research study related to your area of research interest (i.e. non clinical or clinical practices).
a. The article must be peer-reviewed articles within the last five years.
2. Identify the study’s methodology (quantitative) to complete the framework grid from Polit & Beck (2017) textbook.
a. Only select articles that reflect the methodology required for this assignment.
b. You should be able to find the article’s method under the article’s section entitled “methodology.”
3. You are required to critique one quantitative nursing research study.
a. The article will be critiqued separately using the framework grid from Polit & Beck (2017) textbook.
4. Utilize the quantitative grid located at the end of this guide. It is based on Polit & Beck (2017) Chapter 5.
a. Copy and paste the grid into a Word document.
b. This will make it easy for you to add your typed comments in the grid
5. This is a critique assignment which focuses on the analysis or your scholarly perspective of the publication.
a. Support your scholarly opinion only with references/citations if further explanation is needed. This is not mandatory. Use the comment section of the grid to write your comments and any additional citation(s).”
b. Each comment citated from another source to support your analysis or scholarly perspective of the critiqued artice will require a citation (i.e. Campbell, 2016) in the comment section.
b. Each citation must be documented on the reference page of the assignment (i.e. in accordance with the 6th edition APA Manual)
6. Write a summary of how the research data/findings are related to the researcher’s recommendations.
a. This is a one page summary separate from the framework grid from Polit & Beck (2017) textbook.
b. Use APA format and appropriate level heading(s) (i.e. Level One and/or Level Two).
7 . Include the citation information associated with the one quantitative article used for this critique. The course faculty will retrieve the article for assignment review and grading.”
Submit the assignment through the .. Black board Assignment Dropbox in accordance with Assignment Dropbox due date.
9. Include title and reference pages in APA format.
10. Save the assignment to an electric file (i.e. flashdrive, desktop, etc.) entitled QUANTITATIVE and your last name (Example: QUANTITATIVESmith). This will allow for the file to be easily identified for uploading and submitting the assignment.