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How to Review a Jour - From The University of Maine http/www.learn.maine.edu/ocls/criticalreview.php How to Write a Critical Article

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From: The University of Maine: http://www.learn.maine.edu/ocls/criticalreview.php How to Write a Critical Article Review (Summarize a Research Article) Overview When writing a critical review of an article, you will need to summarize, evaluate, and offer critical comment on the ideas and information that the author(s) presents in the article. Research / scientific articles are highly structured to make information easy to find. The research article usually has the following sections: Title Page, Abstract, Introduction, Method, Results, Discussion, References, and Tables / Figures. Your goal should be to read and understand the article, analyze the findings or arguments, and evaluate and comment on the article. Reading the Article Allow enough time to understand it. Read the article without taking notes to gain an overall idea of its main idea. Identify: -- the research question (usually stated in the Abstract and Introduction) -- the hypothesis(es) (usually in the Introduction)
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2011 for the course ORGANIZATI 713 202 taught by Professor Jefferson during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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How to Review a Jour - From The University of Maine http/www.learn.maine.edu/ocls/criticalreview.php How to Write a Critical Article

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