DQ QUESTION week 4-2

Questions/Business/ManagementDQ QUESTION week 4-2
Critiquing Use of Theory in Research Articles
Last week, you worked to understand theory and its role and importance in research. This week, the first four weeks of the course come together when you critique the use of theory in a research article.
To prepare for this Discussion:
Review your assigned article(attached article)
Review Chapter 6 in the course text, A Primer in Theory Construction and Chapter 3 in the course text, Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches.
Review the annotated journal article “Examining Contextual Factors in the Career Decision Status of African American Adolescents,” which is annotated to reveal how the theory is used.
Consider characteristics of quantitative and qualitative studies as presented in Creswell.
Determine if your assigned article is quantitative or qualitative. Remember the distinction for future work with the two articles. Analyze the characteristics of the article that make it quantitative or qualitative.
Look to the Use of Theory Checklist that you downloaded as a guide for critiquing the theoretical framework of your assigned article.
Identify and analyze the assumptions found in your assigned article.
3-paragraph critique in which you:
Identify your assigned article as quantitative or qualitative and support your assertion with an analysis of three defining characteristics.
Describe, and critique the theoretical framework using the “Use of Theory Checklist” as a guide.
Analyze at least one assumption in your assigned article. Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the reading(s) and/or media segment(s) and use APA format.

Attachments
John W. Creswell-Research Design_ Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches-SAGE Publications, Inc (2009).pdf
Primer in Theory Construction_ An A&B Classics Edition – Paul Davidson Reynolds – Google Books.html
Examining Contextual Factors in the Career Decision Status of African American Adolescents.pdf
ARTICLE.pdf

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Research Design
Research Design
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