A Critique of a Journal Article

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A CRITIQUE OF A JOURNAL ARTICLE
QUANTITY: One research article related to FACILITATING LEARNING from a peer-reviewed local or international journal.

ABSTRACT
BASED ON YOUR CRITIQUE, WRITE AN ABSTRACT OF THE STUDY USING YOUR OWN WORDS. THE ABSTRACT SHOULD NOT BE MORE THAN 200 WORDS. CRITIQUE
I. TITLE OF THE JOURNAL
INCLUDE AUTHOR’S NAME
INDICATE THE NAME OF JOURNAL AND THE DATE OF PUBLICATION
II. PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
STATE IT IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS.
YOUR COMMENT: DOES THE AUTHOR STATE THE PURPOSE OF THE STUDY? WAS THE PURPOSE WORTHWHILE? WHY DO YOU THINK SO? III. REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
DOES THE REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE ESTABLISH THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PREVIOUS STUDIES AND THE CURRENT STUDY? HOW WELL DOES THE REVIEW OF LITERATURE SUPPORT THE VALUE OF THE CURRENT STUDY? IV. RESEARCH DESIGN

IN YOUR OWN WORDS, STATE THE BASIC PROFILE OF THE SUBJECTS, HOW AND WHY THEY WERE CHOSEN. AS A CONTINUATION, INCLUDE WHATEVER INSTRUMENTS (TEST, QUESTIONAIRES, ETC.) THE AUTHOR USED IN THE STUDY. IN YOUR OWN WORDS, DESCRIBE THE PROCEDURES THE AUTHOR FOLLOWED IN THE CONDUCT OF THE STUDY.

V. RESULTS
ARE THE RESULTS PRESENTED CLEARLY? MAKE A CONDENSED VERSION FROM THE STUDY. KEEP IN MIND THE OBJECTIVESOF THE STUDY AND GATHER THE RESULTS BASED ON its OBJECTIVES. YOUR COMMENT: ARE THE RESULTS CLEARLY STATED? WHY OR WHY NOT? WHAT EFFECTS DOES THE SAMPLING HAVE ON THE RESULTS? VI. CONCLUSIONS

HOW DID THE AUTHOR INTERPRET THE FINDINGS OF THE STUDY? WHAT DOES HE THINK IS THE NEXT STEP? DOES HE TIE HIS RESULTS INTO THE MAIN BODY OF KNOWLEDGE IN HIS FIELD? YOUE COMMENT: DO THE CONCLUSIONS FOLLOW THE RESULTS HE HAS STATED? DO THEY BEAR ANY RELATION TO THETATED PURPOSE? JUSTIFY YOUR ANSWER. VII. REMARKS

THIS IS THE SECTION WHERE YOU CAN SAY WHAT YOU THINK. IS IT A GOOD STUDY? ARE THERE ANY POINTS TO DISAGREE? DO YOU AGREE WITH THE RESEARCHER’S FINDINGS? WHAT ATE THE THEORETICAL IMPLICATIONS? ARE THERE IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE? WHAT FURTHER...
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