I’m studying for my Health & Medical class and need an explanation.
Week 3 Assignment: Literature Review
This week, you will complete a literature review for your theoretical research study.
- Choose one quantitative and one qualitative research study relevant to your final project.
- Write a 1- to 2-page review of each article (2–4 pages total.)
- In the introduction of the literature review, state and explain your research question.
- In the body of the literature review, answer the following questions:
- What are the strengths and weaknesses of the studies?
- What are the threats to validity in the study (internal and/or external)?
- In the discussion section of your literature review, determine which study type (quantitative or qualitative) works best for your final project and the research question you have chosen, based on the two articles you reviewed.
Resource: Writing a Literature Review
Your literature review must follow APA formatting and citation.
Your textbook may be used as a reference. The APA format for your text is as follows:
- Jacobsen, K.H. (2017). Introduction to health research methods (2nd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
Due: Sunday, 11:59 p.m. (Pacific time)