SPE 566: Area of Interest – Article Critique Option
In this assignment, you will find and review an article related to an area of interest in applied behavior analysis.
2-page double-spaced paper (12-point font) written in a word processor, such as Microsoft Word.
Research and find an article related to an area of interest in applied behavior analysis.
Do a search online and find an article that is at least 2-3 pages in length. The article should be from a recent (published in 2008 or after) peer-reviewed academic journal such as the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.
Write a two-page paper about the article. Your paper should include an overview of the article and your reaction to the article. The following are suggestions for questions to address:
- What is the purpose of this study?
- Who are the subjects of the study?
- What methods of behavior intervention does this article describe?
- What are the findings presented in this article?
- Is the article clearly presented?
- What are the implications of the article’s findings for the field of education?
Scoring Grid – Area of Interest Assignment, Article Critique
Use the following criteria to critique the article you read. Please do not attach the scoring grid to your submitted assignment.
|Expected Content||Points Earned||Possible Points|
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Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Theme is stated with supporting points organized logically.
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Paper is free of spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors.
APA Format & Mechanics
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Correct format for citations
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Correct format for references
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Correct format for direct and indirect quotes
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Double spaced and in 12-point font