What problem or question was the researcher attempting to address?

Learning Goal: I’m working on a nursing discussion question and need guidance to help me learn.This paper must be formatted as a Word document. If you are using an Apple formatting program please make sure that you reformat this paper into a Word document. Inability of the instructor to access/download the paper may result in point deductions.Below you have the article to ues for this assignment don’t use other than this article Research Report Critique GuidelinesPurpose:The purpose of this paper is to identify the quality of a research study. The ability to identify quality research and apply it to current nursing practice or to support a change in nursing practice is a skill set necessary for professional nurses.Guidelines:The assigned research article to be used for this critique: Grobecker, P. (2015). A sense of belonging and perceived stress among baccalaureate nursing students in clinical placements. Nurse Education Today, 36, 178-183. (find the link above and in the Readings Module).
You must have a minimum of 3 references (one is the Grobecker article)
The research critique is about reviewing a research study to identify and assess the components that make up a quality research article. The purpose of this paper is to identify the quality of the research as presented in the article. Read the assigned article and look specifically for the following: research purpose/question/hypothesis
research design
method of data collection
variables (independent and dependent)
legal and ethical considerations
data analysis
weaknesses/limitations and further study
Use APA format. The critique should be no more than five (5) pages, not counting the title page or reference page.
Criteria to be included in the critique paperIntroductionIdentify what will you be discussing in this paper
Research Purpose/Question/HypothesisState the research purpose/question/hypothesis
What problem or question was the researcher attempting to address? Try to state this in your own words. If you use the author’s words, you must use quotation marks and cite the reference with the page number.
Research DesignIdentify the research design (type of study). Define the type of study with the appropriate definition from your textbook or article. Cite your reference for the definition of the type of study.
Method of Data CollectionDescribe how the data were collected.
Describe any tools (instruments) that were used.
Were the methods used appropriate to the research problem? Explain your response (provide a reference)
SamplingDescribe the characteristics of the sample (age, race, education level etc).
How a many people were in the sample? (sample size)
What are the criteria for eligibility in the sample? (Inclusion and exclusion criteria)
Do the eligibility requirements make sense? (Explain and support your response)
VariablesWhat were the variables in this study?
Is there an independent variable(s)? If so, identify it. Remember, the independent variable is the treatment or intervention that is being manipulated by the researcher.
Are there dependent variable(s). The dependent variable is the outcome or effect the researcher is interested in, or the response to the independent variable.
Legal and Ethical ConsiderationsHas the study gone through a review process to identify any ethical issues i.e. approval by an Institutional Review Board (IRB) or Research Committee?
Does the study have any ethical issues that need to be considered, what are they?
Is there evidence that informed consent was obtained from all participants in the study or their representatives?
Data AnalysisHow were the data analyzed? How did the author(s) explain the method used to analyze the data
Did the author(s) discuss the reliability and validity of the instruments used in this study? Explain
What is the population that was sampled in this study?
Can these results be generalized from the sample to a larger population?
Findings/ResultsWhat were the findings of this study?
What are the recommendations for future research?
Weaknesses/ Limitations and Further StudyDid the author(s) identify any weaknesses or limitations of the study?
What are the author(s) recommendations for further study?
Conclusion Based on this review, what is your assessment of the quality of this study?
How would you rate the study using the John’s Hopkins rating scheme?
Requirements: 211111111

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