Writing Article Critiques.
In this course, you will be expected to write article critiques as part of discussion activities. Use these guidelines to write a critique of a selected article.
A written critique includes a minimum of four basic elements:
The first “things” to look for in an identified reading are the major ideas and contentions of the author. Try to determine the author’s justification for the contentions. Review the supporting data presented. Examine the logic supporting the author’s conclusions. Seek out similarities and differences between what is being propounded by the author and those held by other writers in the field.
In summary, what is the “gist” of contents of the review? Can it be stated in a few paragraphs? What does it mean? What are the implications?
Access the Outline for Initial Discussion Post section to continue.
Your initial discussion post should conform to this outline:
Post & Discuss
Post your four paragraph (maximum) article critique, include your article as an attachment (or a link to the article), and then address the following: