Literature Review Outline
DH 473 Literature Review and Critique Rev. 09/08/2020
|Critique Subjects||Needs Work||Points||Satisfactory||Points||Strong||Points||Comments/ Revisions|
|Selection of articles (5)
· Appropriate to selected topic
|One weak research article.||0-1||3 research articles with sufficient information.||2-3||All appropriate research-based sources that include relevant information.
|Problem Statement (10)
· What is, what should be, & gap
|No problem statement.||0-3||Stated, but addresses a few elements. Needs work.
|4-6||Clearly stated and addresses all three elements.||7-10|
|Content of articles (25)
· Discussion of findings
· Makes connections between all articles
|Important content omitted or misinterpreted.
Findings not discussed.
|0-5||Content listed, but not covered in depth.
Few findings discussed.
|6-14||Complete summary containing appropriate
Clearly explained findings.
|Critique of articles (15)
· Significant article findings
· Conclusions in relation to the practice of DH
|Insufficient critiques with little to no evidence offered.
|0-5||Sufficient critiques with adequate evidence offered.
Purpose/ outcome stated.
|6-10||Detailed and thorough critiques
Clear purpose/outcome with understandable explanation.
Suggestions and recommendations offered.
|Student analysis and opinion (20)
· Show understanding of the topic & articles
· Connect topic to DH practice
· Relate to Problem Statement
|No analysis of information
or opinion given.
|0-5||Analysis/opinion given, but not clear or supported.||6-12||Thorough analysis/opinion that is strongly supported with detailed information.||13-20||
|Writing skills (15)
· Semantics, syntax
· Grammar, punctuation
|Misspelled words, incorrect grammar, improper punctuation (more than 5 errors).
Unclear and unorganized with no flow.
|0-5||Few spelling grammar, punctuation errors (2-4 errors).
Generally clear with a few rough transitions.
|6-10||A few spelling, grammar, or punctuation errors.
Good clarity. Writing is logical & fluid.
|References & Citations (10)
· APA style
|Missing information & citations.
Did not follow format.
|0-3||Information is cited but has errors.||4-6||Information is accurate, complete, & cited properly in APA format.
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