Identifying Research Components

Question Description

Identifying Research Components

The focus of this week’s assignment is identifying research components. You will be responsible for reviewing two articles (listed below) and completing the following tasks for each one:

  • Summarize each article utilizing the Week 2 research template.
  • Identify and describe the problem, purpose, and hypothesis or research questions of each study.
  • Analyze and discuss the significance of the research to nursing practice.
  • Identify two details to support the research as qualitative or quantitative.
  • NOTE: If a component is absent, student receives a zero for that component.

Cite all sources in APA format.

Park, M., Cho, S., & Hong, H. (2015). Prevalence and perpetrators of workplace violence by nursing unit and the relationship between violence and the perceived work environment. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 47(1), 87-95. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12112

Turk, M., Fapohunda, A., & Zoucha, R. (2015). Using photovoice to explore Nigerian immigrants’ eating and physical activity in the United States. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 47(1), 16-24. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12105

NSG3036 W2A2

Research Template

Name

Cite both articles reviewed in APA style:

***In the template, any direct quotes from the articles needs to only include the page number.

Week 2 TemplateQuantitative ArticleQualitative Article
Summarize the two assigned articles. In a paragraph, describe in your own words what the study was about and what the researchers found.
Identify and describe the problem for each article
Identified the purpose statement for each article
Identified hypothesis and/orresearch questions depending on the methodology used in the articles.
After analyzing, discuss each article’s significance to nursing practice.
Identify two details to support the study being quantitative or qualitative

W2A2 Rubric

Unsatisfactory1Emerging2Proficient3Exemplary4Score
Assignment Components
Summarized the research articles.Provided no or minimal summary for the research articles.Summarized the research articles. The important details are provided, but overall the summaries are incomplete.Accurately summarized the research articles covering most details.Accurate and complete summary provided on the research articles, using specific details for all the points covered.[Score x 8 = 32 pts]
Identified and described the problem for each article.The description is too incomplete to provide a clear picture of the problem.The important details are provided, but overall the identification is incomplete.Accurately identified and described the problem for each article. More details could have been used to support the identification.Accurately identified and described the problem for each article. Specific details are used to support the identification.[Score x 4 = 16 pts]
Identified the purpose statement for each article.The purpose statement for each article is incomplete and not too clear.The purpose statement for each article is somewhat clear and correct.The purpose statement identified for each article is clear and correct.The purpose statement identified for each article is clear, concise, and accurate.[Score x 2 = 8 pts]
Identified the hypothesis and/or research questions depending on the methodology used in the articles.The description for the identified hypothesis or research question for each article is incomplete and not too clear.The description for the identified hypothesis or research question for each article is somewhat clear and correct.The description for the identified hypothesis or research question for each article is clear and correct.The description for the identified hypothesis or research question for each article is clear, concise, and accurate.[Score x 3 = 12 pts]
After analyzing, discuss each article’s significance to nursing practice.Discussion of each article’s significance was not relevant to nursing.Discussion of each article’s significance was relevant to nursing and mostly clear.Discussion of each article’s significance was relevant to nursing and was clear.Discussion of each article’s significance to nursing was brought out clearly, demonstrating a deep understanding of nursing concepts.[Score x 3 = 12 pts]
Identify two details to support the study being quantitative or qualitativeLess than two details were provided or the details provided are inaccurate.The two examples provided are incomplete or unclear.Only one detail was provided, but it was correct.The two details provided were clear, concise and accurate.[Score x 4 = 16pts]
Written Components
OrganizationDid not follow template formatFollowed format of template for some criteriaFollowed format of template for most criteriaFollowed format of template[Score x 1 = 4 pts]
Usage and MechanicsGrammarSpellingSentence structureWriting contains numerous errors in spelling, grammar, and/or sentence structure that severely interferes with readability and comprehension.Errors in spelling and grammar exist that somewhat interfere with readability and/or comprehension.Writing follows conventions of spelling and grammar throughout. Errors are infrequent and do not interfere with readability or comprehension.The paper is basically error free in terms of mechanics. Grammar and mechanics help establish a clear idea and aid the reader in following the writer’s logic.[Score x 3 =12 pts]
APA ElementsAttributionParaphrasingQuotationsNo attempt at APA format.APA format is attempted to paraphrase, quote, and cite, but errors are significant.Using APA format, accurately paraphrased, quoted, and cited in many spots throughout when appropriate or called for. Errors present are somewhat minor.Using APA format, accurately paraphrased, quoted, and cited throughout the presentation when appropriate or called for. Only a few minor errors present.[Score x 2 = 8 pts]
Subtotal
TimelinessLate Work penalty:
Total Score/ 120
 

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