How to critique a journal article sponsored by the center for teaching and learning at uis last edited 4/9/2009 page 1 of 2 so your assignment is to critique a journal article. Peer-reviewed journal article is integrated in the critique assignment 15 points psychology peer-reviewed journal article is used to write the critique assignment the research article is data-driven and fully integrated in the critique assignment. List of peer-reviewed education journals 1 originally a print journal entitled educational technology review (etr) 2 aacu peer review (association of american. For this assignment it is required that you acquire a research article from a peer reviewed journal and critique the contents of the article use the five general guidelines from the text book in your review and analysis of the article (listed below. In academic publishing, the goal of peer review is to assess the quality of articles submitted for publication in a scholarly journal before an article is deemed appropriate to be published in a peer-reviewed journal, it must undergo the following process.
What is a peer reviewed article critiqueit refers to the evaluation of an article, preceding publication by persons in the same profession peer reviewing of articles of prior publication is very important as it enables the identification of any weakness present in the article before being presented to the larger audience. A good peer review requires disciplinary expertise, a keen and critical eye, and a diplomatic and constructive approach. Writing a critical review of a journal article can help to improve your research skills by assessing the work of others, you develop skills as a critical reader and become familiar with the types of evaluation criteria that will be applied to research in your ﬁeld and thus your own research. On the peer review process, a defining fea- to being able to substantively critique a man-uscript however, it is just as important that an exemplary journal.
Virology journal is an open access, peer reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of virology, including research on the viruses of animals, plants and microbes the journal welcomes basic research as well as pre-clinical and clinical studies of novel diagnostic tools, vaccines and anti-viral therapies. Gold level open access journals permit free online access to peer reviewed articles, multi-media material, and research the full text of an article is free and immediately available upon publication. Open access is not fully realized without open peer review, which would provide opportunities for scholarly dialogue and critique throughout the writing process and beyond, argues alex mueller. A close-up look at a peer-review form that can help staff members learn to pull together and trust each other. Critique paper peer review instructions write out your answers to these questions, put your partner's name (labeled author) and your name (labeled reviewer) on them and give them to your partner.
Scholarly peer review is the process of subjecting an author's scholarly work, research, or ideas to the scrutiny of others who are experts in the same field, before a paper describing this work is published in a journal. To strengthen your journal critique, you may want to quote or paraphrase sections from the original article whenever you do this, you must include in-text citations with apa style, you use the author-date citation system. Understand what an article review is an article review is written for an audience who is knowledgeable in the subject matter instead of a general audience when writing an article review, you will summarize the main ideas, arguments, positions, and findings, and then critique the article's contributions to the field and overall effectiveness. Abstract this article discusses recent innovations in how peer review is conducted in light of the various functions journals fulfill in scholarly communities. The above review, which i was unfortunate enough to receive recently, was so negative that the journal that commissioned it told me that it would be unlikely to accept my article even if the other review was positive.
How to summarize a journal article four parts: reading the article planning a draft writing your summary sample summaries community q&a summarizing a journal article is the process of presenting a focused overview of a completed research study that is published in a peer-reviewed, scholarly source. Peer review is at the heart of the scientific method its philosophy is based on the idea that one's research must survive the scrutiny of experts before it is presented to the larger scientific community as worthy of serious consideration reviewers (also known as referees) are experts in a. Students utilizing well-developed feedback forms for peer review can in effect give students a deeper understanding of how their writing affects different readers, reinforce familiarity with revising strategies, and assist students in developing a familiarity with scientific writing expectations a. Peer-reviewed journals are publications in which scientific contributions have been vetted by experts in the relevant field peer-reviewed articles provide a trusted form of scientific communication peer-reviewed work isn't necessarily correct or conclusive, but it does meet the standards of science.
Peer review is the process by which articles or other works are critiqued before they are published authors send articles to an editor, who decides whether the work should be forwarded to reviewers for the journal. Structure and format of peer-reviewed scientiﬁc manuscripts paul r manske, md from the department of orthopaedic surgery, washington university school of medicine, st louis, mo. The current article summarizes the peer review process, highlights the pros and cons associated with different types of peer review, and describes new methods for improving peer review key words: peer review, manuscript, publication, journal, open access.