Finding Evidence in Research

Finding Evidence in Research

Finding Evidence

Evidence that supports a conclusion is part of the research process. Literature reviews often accompany research papers in the form of a summary and synthesis of the published information about the research topic. Although this week’s assignment is not a literature review, it is designed to familiarize you with the practice of finding appropriate sources and information on a topic.

Find three original research articles that apply to your research topic. The articles must be

peer reviewed,

recent (published within 5 years), and

statistically significant.

Write a 260-word summary of each article in which you identify (include these as headings).



independent variable(s),* Students have difficulty with variables, I have added a guide for you under Week 4.

dependent variable(s),

methods, and


For each of the articles, determine if the article is suitable for inclusion in a literature review for your research topic.

If it is not, explain why.

If it is, explain how the information can be used to inform practice.

Compile all summaries in one document.

Do not include the entire article, but include a link to the article


Include the APA citation for each article before each summary.

Submit the APA citation, link to the article and summaries.

Requirements: summery of three original research articles   |   .doc file

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