The Qualitative Research Critique Paper Question Guide lists the guiding questions per research component to answer for the assignment. Students must reference the chapters outlined in required textbook Polit and Beck (2020) to assist in answering questions completely. Particularly note aspects related to critical appraisal in chapters 5, 6, 7, 22, 23, 24, 25 and aspects of trustworthiness in chapter 26 of Polit and Beck (2020) in regard to completing an overall critique of a qualitative research article. A link for the Qualitative Research Critique Paper Question Guide is listed below. Please synthesize answers to questions on the Qualitative Research Critique Paper Question Guide and per Polit and Beck (2020) textbook to fully meet grading criteria on the Qualitative Research Critique Grading Rubric. The Qualitative Research Critique Grading Rubric is provided below.
Students need to address each research component thoroughly based on the content of the article, synthesizing and providing rationale for each of the statements. If a research component is not addressed in the article, students must explain whether or not this is justified and provide rationale.
The Qualitative Research Critique paper is a formal paper and should include a title page, abstract with keywords, an introduction, body of the paper, personal reflection, conclusion, and a reference page (listed on a separate page following the conclusion of the paper). The paper should be no more than 9 to 10 pages, excluding title, abstract, and reference page. The personal reflection paragraph should answer questions such as: How does the article contribute to your understanding of research? Does the article change your views of the topic? What do you consider to be the strengths and weaknesses of the article?