Qualitative Research Critique Guide and Rubric
Using APA 7th format, following these guide and rubric, critique the qualitative research article attached.
Work must be ORIGINAL- Plagiarism FREE!! BSN – Nursing level
PointsMetObjective2.0-2.5SomewhatMet1.5-1.9Did not meet0Include title of article and author. Does the title relate to the paper? How?2.52.0-2.51.5-1.90Does the abstract provide a concise summary of the research report?2.52.0-2.51.5-1.90Study Purpose. Does the study purpose match the study design?Was the best possible research tradition used to address the study purpose?Is the research question congruent with a qualitative approach and with the research tradition?54-52-30-1Conceptual/ Theoretical Framework. Does the report describe an explicit theoretical or conceptual framework for the study?54-52-30-1Data Analysis. Given the nature of the data, was the data analysis approach appropriate for the research design? Is the category scheme described? If so, does the scheme appear logical and complete? Does there seem to be unnecessary overlap or redundancy in the categories? Were manual methods used to index and organize the data or was a computer program used?1510-149-54-1Protections of Human Participants: Were appropriate procedures used to safeguard the rights of study participants? Was the study subject to external review by the IRB review board? Was study designed to minimize risk?54-52-30-1Research Design: Is the design appropriate given the research question> Is the research question congruent with a qualitative approach and with the specific research tradition? .108-104-70-3Population, Setting, Sample: What was the population? How were the subjects obtained? What was the sampling method? Was the sample large enough? Did saturation of the data occur?54-52-30-1Themes: What major themes or processes emerged? If excerpts from the data are provided, do the themes appear to capture the meaning of the narratives?1510-145-94-70-3Data Analysis: Qualitative: What evidence did the report provide that the analysis is accurate and replicable? Were the data displayed in a manner that allows you to verify the researcher/s conclusions?54-52-30-1Findings/Results: Did the analysis yield a meaningful and insightful picture of the phenomenon under study? Did the report give you a clear picture of the social or emotional world of study participants?54-52-30-1Trustworthiness and integrity of inquiry. Which specific techniques did the researcher employ to enhance the trustworthiness and integrity of the data> Does the report adequately address the transferability of the findings? Were limitations of the study addressed?Implications/Recommendations: Is the research likely to help in decision making? Is this study worthy of publication in an academic journal? Did the authors mention any future studies? Did this research add tothe body of nursing knowledge?554-54-52-32-30-10-1APA Format108-104-70-3Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation108-104-70-3Total Points100