Research Article Review
You are to select a scholarly communication article from an academic research journal (see the list below), published within the last five years. In a full, length 2-3 page paper (500 – 750) words double spaced, 12 Times New Roman) write up that abstracts the most important components of the article, please address the following:
Give a full citation for the article using APA or MLA publication format. (If you are not familiar with the structure of these citation styles, check at the library, the bookstore, or on the World Wide Web for the latest versions produced by the American Psychological Association (APA) or the Modern Languages Association (MLA).)
Clearly state and explain the hypothesis or research question(s) that drive the author’s study. In other words, what communication aspects does the author deal with?
Describe how the author conducted her or his research. That is, what was the design of the study used by the author to answer the research question(s)?
What results or findings does the author claim? And, what are the implications and/or relevance of those findings, according to the author?
Comment on what you see as the strengths and weaknesses of the article. That is to say, what did you like about the author’s research and reporting, and why? Also, what parts of the study and write-up do you feel could be improved, and how?