Amanda, Manda

  

Synopsis:  Write a study synopsis that includes these main points.

  • how the study was conducted
    • explain how the data was collected
    • include measurement instruments and what they measured
    • if the study involved an intervention, how the intervention was carried out

Appraisal: Appraise the article in narrative format by answering the following questions.

  • Were the measurement instruments reliable and valid? Why or why not?
  • If the study was experimental, was the intervention performed consistently? Why or why not?
  • Were the conclusions of the study supported by the results?  Why or why not?
    • Include key statistical results and p-values as part of your rationale.
    • Consider study limitations when analyzing conclusions with respect to results.