Define the terms independent and dependent variable and make sure to identify how they are operationally defined in the article)
1.
Type of study (Was it experimental
or correlational? How do you know?)
2.
Variables (What were the
independent and dependent variables? How did they manipulate the IV? How did
they operationally define the DV? Be specific with these. Define the terms
independent and dependent variable and make sure to identify how they are
operationally defined in the article)
3.
Method (What
did the participants do in the study? How was it set up? Was there a random
sample of participants? Was there random assignment to groups?). How was data
collected (online, in person, in a laboratory?).
4.
Summary
of findings (What were their findings?)
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Write the words “Brief Summary”, and then begin the brief
summary below this
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In ONE or TWO paragraphs maximum, summarize the article
again, but this time I want it to be very short. In other words, take all of
the information that you talked about in the summary portion of this assignment
and write it again, but this time in only a few sentences.
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Provide the reference for this
article in proper APA format
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If you cited other sources during
either your critique or summary, reference them as well (though you do not need
to cite other sources in this assignment – this is merely optional IF you
happen to bring in other sources). Formatting counts here, so make sure to
italicize where appropriate and watch which words you are capitalizing!
You must use 12-point Times New Roman font.
3). As a general rule, ALL
paragraphs and sentences are double spaced in APA papers. It even includes
the references, so make sure to double space EVERYTHING
4). When summarizing the
article in your own words, you need not continually cite the article
throughout the rest of your critique.