“Qualitative Article Analysis Instructions
Choose 1 qualitative article and compose a 3-page review (not including the reference page in the count). Your review must include 2 sections (using Level I 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/data analysis (narrative, grounded theory, case study, phenomenology, ethnography, etc.);
The method of data collection (questionnaire, document analysis, observation, open-ended or structured interview, etc.);
Analysis (Inductive/deductive approach, point of focus, summaries, memoing, indexing, coding, grouping, themes, order of analysis, type of analysis (content, narrative, discourse, framework, grounded theory), and
Your analysis must include:
Opportunities for further research not already stated in the article,
Threats to validity or undocumented bias (credibility, transferability, dependability, confirmability) on the part of the researcher(s),
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.