Application: Critiquing a Qualitative, Quantitative, or Mixed-Methods Study
Over the last several weeks you have explored many qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods research designs, assessing their appropriateness for specific research questions. In the review of literature you are submitting this week, you are surveying several research articles to find consistencies and contradictions across this literature. These are foundational skills needed to fulfill the larger objective of research utilization.
In this Application you will demonstrate a further degree of expertise by critiquing a research study in some depth. Due in Week 7, this intensive evaluation of a research article will require you to draw on concepts covered during the entire course.
In preparation for the Application Assignment, which is an APA paper that critiques a research study: