The Value of a Research Critique to Translate Evidence into Practice
Write an introduction paragraph to provide organization for the paper.
Write in the third person, adhering to conventions of academic tone. Reference Capella Writing Center: Tone and writing in third person.
Identify two instruments that could be used to assess and evaluate the proposed practice change.
Identify instruments appropriate for determining the effectiveness of a specific intervention.
Briefly describe the origin or originator of each instrument (including the inventor, creator, or company).
Explain the construct it measures, units or scales, type of measurement (qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methods).
If using a survey for either assessment or evaluation of the intervention, describe the scientific validity and reliability (alpha).
Identify the relevant studies from the literature where the instruments were used.
Include a description of the results of the studies.
Describe how the studies differed or if there are similarities to your project.
Explain the rationale for why the instrument was chosen and provide supporting evidence from the literature.
Follow guidelines from previous assessments to write a summary paragraph to provide a closing for the paper.