Use attached template and APA citation style.
Choose 1 qualitative article and compose a 3-page review (not including the reference page in
the count). Your review must include 2 sections (using Level I headings in current APA): (1) a
summary of the article, and (2) a critical analysis of the article. All articles must be of studies
conducted and published in the United States or Canada within the past 5 years.
Your summary must include:
 The purpose of the study;
 A descriiption of participants/sample;
 The research design/data analysis (narrative, grounded theory, case study,
phenomenology, ethnography, etc.);
 The method of data collection (questionnaire, document analysis, observation, open-
ended or structured interview, etc.);
 Analysis (Inductive/deductive approach, point of focus, summaries, memoing, indexing,
coding, grouping, themes, order of analysis, type of analysis (content, narrative,
discourse, framework, grounded theory), and
 The results.
Your analysis must include:
 Opportunities for further research not already stated in the article,
 Threats to validity or undocumented bias (credibility, transferability, dependability,
confirmability) on the part of the researcher(s),
 Other original insight or criticism, and
 Implications of the findings.
See your textbook if you need more help evaluating your article. Remember to include a
reference page. All citations and references must be in current APA format.