Informing science

1. What is the purpose of this article? What is your evidence for suggesting this is the purpose? If it is not overtly stated, then what do you think the authorÂ’s purpose was?
2. List  and discuss 2 -3 articles representing some of prior research on which this study is based (hint: see the lit review)
3. What are some of the key points or findings this article presents?
4. What is the significance of the study? (significance is what the article contributes as a whole to the body of knowledge about this topic)
5. Do the authors present recommendations for future research and studies that build on the topics discussed in this article?
6. What do the authors do well in this article?
7. What problems do you see with the article (problem definition, data collection, literature, conclusions)? Why do you think these are problems?
Please respond to this posting with your response in APA 7th format