Article critique questions

Article critique questions

Article critique questions

  1. List the study aim(s).

 

  1. Study Design
  2. Name the study design:
  3. Briefly describe the study design (including the intervention, if any) (maximum of 1 or 2 sentences):
  4. Strengths (including how threats to internal validity were or were not addressed):
  5. Weaknesses (including threats to internal validity that were not dealt with and how they may affect findings):

 

 

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Article critique questions

  1. Sample
  2. What is the target population?
  3. What is the study population?
  4. Was study pop. appropriate? Why or why not?
  5. What is the sample size?
  6. Eligibility criteria:
  7. What were the inclusion criteria, if any?
  8. What were the exclusion criteria, if any?
  9. What sampling frame, if any, was used?
  10. What were the strengths and limitations of the sampling frame?
  11. Was a probability or non-probability sampling plan used?
  12. What is the name of the sampling plan that was used (e.g., quota sampling).
  13. Strengths (how threats to external validity were or were not addressed):
  14. Weaknesses: (threats to external validity that were not addressed and how this might affect generalizability of the findings to the target population)

 

 

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Article critique questions

  1. Measures
  2. List the independent variable(s) in this study.
  3. Give the operational definition for one of the independent variables.
  4. List the dependent variable(s) in this study.
  5. Give the operational definition for one of the dependent variables.
  6. List the other variables in this study.
  7. Based on the study aims, what are the strengths of measurement in this study? This may include the choice of measures and/or how the measures were operationalized.
  8. Based on the study aims, what are the weaknesses of measurement in this study? This may include the choice of measures and/or how the measures were operationalized.

 

  1. Data collection methods
  2. How were the data collected?
  3. Based on the study aims, what are the strengths of how the data were collected?
  4. Based on the study aims, what are the weaknesses of how the data were collected?