429 Journal Article Review Instructions (2)

For this review you will search for an article on a topic related to the week’s assigned reading. You may choose your article from any of the professional journals of special education found through the Jerry Falwell Library website or Questria.

Each article you choose must be current (written within the last 5 years) and related to students with special needs and the topics addressed in the assigned week’s readings. Once you locate an article, read it through at least twice. It make take multiple readings to obtain a full understanding.

When composing each review, use a professional writing style. The paper needs to be at least one page long, double spaced and written in Times New Roman, 12 pt font. It should follow the format described below.

1. Write the article citation at the top of the review in APA format.

2. Write a summary of the article. Include the purpose, how any research was conducted, the results and any other pertinent information. The length of the summary should be 1-3 paragraphs, depending on the length of the article.

3. Critique the article by discussing the implication of the results of the study, or the information presented. Express your opinion of the article and research findings. The critique should be 1-2 paragraphs.

4. In the final paragraph of the review, discuss how the author could expand on the results, what the information means in the big picture. Include what the focus should be for future related research.

5. Be sure to cite any direct quotes or paraphrases from the article using APA format. If sources other than the chosen article are cited in the critique, a reference page should be included.

TOPICS TO CHOOSE FROM:

1. Assessing & Evaluating Learner Progress

OR

2. Selecting Instructional Strategies for Teaching All Learners

429

J

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A

RTICLE

R

EVIEW

I

NSTRUCTIONS

(2)

For

this

review you will search for an article on a topic related to the week’s assigned reading.

You may choose

your

article from

any

of the professional journals of

special education found

through the

Jerry Falwell Library website

or Questria.

Each article you choose must be current (written within the last

5

years) and related to stude

nts

with special needs

and the topics addressed in the assigned week’s readings

.

Once you locate an

articl

e, read it through at least twice

. It make take multiple readings to obtain a full

understanding.

When composing

each

review,

use

a professional writ

ing style.

T

he paper needs to be

at least

one page long,

double spaced and

written in Times New Roman, 12 pt font. It should follow the

format described below.

1.

Write the article citation at the top of the review in APA format.

2.

Write a summary of the artic

le. Include the purpose, how any

research was conducted,

the results and any other pertinent information. The length of the summary should be 1

3 paragraphs, depending on the length of the article.

3.

Critique the article by discussing the implicat

ion of th

e results of the study, or the

information presented.

Express your

opinion of the article and research findings

. The

critique should be 1

2 paragraphs.

4.

In the final paragraph

of the review

, discuss how the author could expand on the results,

what the info

rmation means in the big pict

ure. Include what the focus should be for future

related research.

5.

Be sure to cite any direct quotes or paraphrases from the article using APA format.

If

sources

other than the chosen article

are cited in the

critique, a refere

nce page should be

included.

TOPICS TO CHOOSE FROM

:

1.

Assessing & Evaluatin

g Learner Progress

OR

2.

Selecting Instructional Strategies for Teaching All Learners

429 JOURNAL ARTICLE REVIEW INSTRUCTIONS (2)

For this review you will search for an article on a topic related to the week’s assigned reading.

You may choose your article from any of the professional journals of special education found

through the Jerry Falwell Library website or Questria.

Each article you choose must be current (written within the last 5 years) and related to students

with special needs and the topics addressed in the assigned week’s readings. Once you locate an

article, read it through at least twice. It make take multiple readings to obtain a full

understanding.

When composing each review, use a professional writing style. The paper needs to be at least

one page long, double spaced and written in Times New Roman, 12 pt font. It should follow the

format described below.

1. Write the article citation at the top of the review in APA format.

2. Write a summary of the article. Include the purpose, how any research was conducted,

the results and any other pertinent information. The length of the summary should be 1-

3 paragraphs, depending on the length of the article.

3. Critique the article by discussing the implication of the results of the study, or the

information presented. Express your opinion of the article and research findings. The

critique should be 1-2 paragraphs.

4. In the final paragraph of the review, discuss how the author could expand on the results,

what the information means in the big picture. Include what the focus should be for future

related research.

5. Be sure to cite any direct quotes or paraphrases from the article using APA format. If

sources other than the chosen article are cited in the critique, a reference page should be

included.

TOPICS TO CHOOSE FROM:

1. Assessing & Evaluating Learner Progress

OR

2. Selecting Instructional Strategies for Teaching All Learners