Using the same research study that was used for Critiquing Research Part l. The paper must be in narrative form, and the 7th ed for professional APA format is required. Use your research textbook to help you answer the questions and define/explain the terms. The same research study that was used in critiqued one must be submitted as a PDF to grade/earn points on this assignments.
When doing a research critique, it is acceptable to put the reference for the article on the bottom of the title page; thus, not necessary to cite the article within the body of the paper. If the above is not done, you must reference the study through the paper. All other resources (such as the research textbook) must be cited and referenced as usual.
Critiquing Research Part II
IV. Research Design
Is the research quantitative or qualitative?
If quantitative, is it experimental or nonexperimental?
If it is a mixed-method design, did this approach enhance the study?
Is the design appropriate to answer the questions indicated by the problem and/or hypotheses?
Is the target population identified? Are eligibility criteria specified?
What type of sampling plan was used? What are the key characteristics of the sample?
Is the setting appropriate for the study?
V. Data Collection
Is informed consent utilized?
Who collected the data?
How were the data collected? (survey, interview, etc.)
Are the measurement instruments or tools clearly described?
What statistical tests were utilized?
Are reliability (consistency) and validity (accuracy and precision of measurement instruments) addressed?
VI. Interpretation, Discussion, and Clinical Application
Are all of the important results discussed?
State author’s conclusion and recommendations.
What are the author’s implications for practice?
Identify three researchable questions for further study.
State if and when/where you would put the research findings into practice