Rubric for Article Critique Reports: Research Based Articles
1. The Problem 2 points
Is the problem clearly stated?
Is the problem practically important?
What is the purpose of the study?
What is the hypothesis?
Are the key terms defined?
2. Review of Literature 1 point
Are the cited sources pertinent to the study?
Is the review too broad or too narrow?
Are the references recent?
Is there any evidence of bias?
3. Design and procedures 2 points
What research methodology was used?
Was it a replica study or an original study?
What measurement tools were used?
How were the procedures structured?
Was a pilot study conducted?
What are the variables?
How was sampling performed?
4. Data Analysis and presentation 1 point
How was data analyzed?
Was data qualitative or quantitative?
Did findings support the hypothesis and purpose?
Were weaknesses and problems discussed?
5. Conclusions and Implications 2 points
Are the conclusions of the study related to the
Were the implications discussed?
Whom the results and conclusions will affect?
6. Overall Assessment 2 points
What is your overall assessment of the study?
and the article?
|Paper Type||Research paper|
|Number of Pages||2 Page(s)/1100 words|