Literature Appraisal (25 points)

 

Directions: Select a research publication (not an evidence-based practice guideline) from the literature search to critically appraise. Complete the following items on the word document (.docx) provided in the module (download the document, complete it, then upload into the assignment area). Or, copy and paste the assignment (below) into your own word document (.docx), then upload it into the assignment area. (adapted from Polit & Beck, 2017, p. 100). DO NOT ALTER THIS DOCUMENT (a 5-point deduction will occur).

 

Name (-1 point if missing)  
Academic Program & Population of Focus (-1 point if missing)  
APPRAISAL
APA Citation (3 points)  
Purpose of the Study (1 point)  
Type of Study

(1 point)

Quantitative

Qualitative

Mixed Methods

Meta Analysis

Systematic Review

Other:

 

Any Specifics?

Cross-sectional

Longitudinal

Phenomenology

Other:

Setting (1 point)  
Intervention (1 point)  
Variables (1 point) Independent Variables:

Dependent Variables:

Controlled Variables:

Other:

Framework/Theory

(1 point) (If none, state none)

 
Design (1 point) Experimental

Randomized Control Trial

Factorial Design

Quasi-Experimental

Non-Experimental

Descriptive

Survey

Correlational

Other:

Sample (1 point) Population:

Number in Sample:

Sampling Method:

Generalizable? Yes No

Data Sources

(1 point)

Self-Report/Survey

Observational

Retrospective

Prospective

Other:

Outcome Measures

(1 point)

(what data was collected?)

 
Statistical Analysis

(1 point)

Bivariate (e.g., t-test, ANOVA, Pearson’s r):

Multivariate (e.g., multiple regression, logistic regression):

Other:

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