Literature Review Critique Tool

The APRN assigned 4 of 6 points for the second section, indicating that the review of literature (ROL) had strong points and some weaknesses. Specifically, the author of the reviewed work noted studies that establish the known research related to mother-infant relationships and interventions for improving those relationships. In identifying these studies, the author was able to establish a gap in the literature. The primary weaknesses addressed in the critique are the outdated references and the lack of ‘classics’ reviewed. Regarding the references, a lack of recent literature in the field may explain why 79% of the articles cited were more than five years old at the time of publication. However, because this possibility was not expressly addressed, the reader would likely conclude that more current scientific research was available to help strengthen the knowledge base of the study concepts. Finally, no classic sources were identified in the ROL which is not as essential as identifying the relevant and recent research. Of primary importance is the fact that the author identified the gaps in the literature.

Critiquing Reviewed Literature - Woodhill Park Retreat

Title : Map Design for Computer Processing: Literature Review and DMA Product Critique.
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Literature Review and Critique - YouTube

Staff participated in a 2-day hands-on training and implementation workshop to learn how to identify effective physical activity and nutrition strategies for obesity prevention from the scientific literature. Created and led by 2 epidemiologists, the training instructed staff on evidence-based public health, searching the literature, accessing full-text articles, critiquing articles, and rating the evidence that a particular strategy will be effective for obesity prevention. The large number of staff involved in the process allowed the teams to look at a large number of articles and reviews, and the training gave the staff a base level of knowledge. Instruction on how to conduct literature reviews was also intended to build capacity among staff members who could then integrate literature reviews into their own work.

Paper #1: Literature Review and Critique

This article attempts a critical review of the literature on self‐reported just world beliefs a decade after the last major review. The main focus of the review is on the relationship between questionnaire‐derived beliefs in a just world and other psychological and demographic variables. Numerous correlates of the Rubin & Peplau (1973, 1975) scale to measure just world beliefts are documented and evaluated. Particular criticism is aimed at the multidimensional nature of the concept of a just world. Furthermore, it is suggested that three worlds exist — just, unjust and random — that are orthogonal. Suggestions are made about the development of an improved self‐report measure and the direction of research into the aetiology of a belief in a just world in an individual as well as in different cultures.

A critique of research on the use of activities with persons with Alzheimer’s disease: a systematic literature review
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Returns to Migration: Literature Review and Critique | RAND

Although schools are among the safest places for children and youth, they are the occasional site of violent behavior. One form of violence is the barricaded-hostage event. In this article, the authors review the research literature pertaining to these events. Specifically, studies examining the impact on direct and indirect victims, and responders to these events, are presented and critiqued. Recommendations for future research are also made, followed by a summary and conclusions.

Oct 23, 2009 - High Stakes Testing Literature Review and Critique

► We review and critique the research literature pertaining to school captive-takings. ► We focus first on studies that assess the impact on direct and indirect victims. ► We then review studies of responders' reactions to school captive-takings. ► Future research must address the after-effects, responders, motives, and resolution.

a comprehensive literature review and critique - CiteSeerX

Generally, the purpose of a review is to analyze critically a segment of a published body of knowledge through summary, classification, and comparison of prior research studies, reviews of literature, and theoretical articles.