Scientific paper critique
Assignment type Research Paper
Description Two-paged, double spaced critique paper.
The paper must answer the following questions: 1. Is the educational significance of the problem discussed? 2. Is the review comprehensive? 3. Are all cited references relevant to the problem under investigation? 4. Are specific questions to be answered listed or specific hypotheses to be tested stated? 5. Is the method of sample selection described one that is likely to result in a representative, unbiased sample? 6. Is instrument validity discussed and coefficients are given if appropriate? 7. Is reliability discussed in terms of type and size of reliability coefficients? 8. Is the design appropriate for answering the questions or testing the hypotheses of the study? 9. Are appropriate descriptive or inferential statistics presented? 10. Is each result discussed in terms of the original hypothesis to which it relates? 11. Is each result discussed in terms of its agreement or disagreement with previous results obtained by other researchers in other studies? 12. What is (are) the major finding(s)?