“Choose 1 quantitative article and compose a 3-page review (not including the reference page in the count). Your review must include 2 sections (using Level 1 headings in APA): (1) a summary of the article and (2) a critical analysis of the article.
Your summary must include:
The purpose of the study;
A description of participants/sample;
The research design (experimental, quasi-experimental, correlational, regression, etc.);
The method of data collection (survey, test, questionnaire, etc.);
A statistical analysis (t-test, analysis of variance (ANOVA) analysis of covariance (ANCOVA), chi square, Pearson product moment correlation, Spearman rho, etc.); and
Your analysis must include:
Opportunities for further research not already stated in the article,
Threats to validity or rival hypotheses not already discussed,
Other original insight or criticism, and
Implications of the findings.
See your textbook if you need more help evaluating your article. Remember to include a reference page. All citations and references must be in current APA format.
NOTE: If the article you selected does not identify how the data was statistically analyzed (e.g., t-test, ANOVA, ANCOVA etc.), it is likely that this article is either not a quantitative study or not an actual research report but a summary of a study, in which case you must select another article.