Article critique

Writing instructions
The critique of an article related to an original research article should be written in a formal academic style that incorporates an introduction, body and conclusion. The body of the critique should include a summary of the work and a detailed evaluation. The purpose of this is to evaluate the usefulness or impact of the article and demonstrate an understanding of varied approaches taken within research. By using a critical analysis approach the article should be broken down and explored in depth to identify and question the details of the text. This work should use one of the primary research articles provided upon which to base the critique. Key points: • What does the article actually say? • How well is the point made? • What were the objectives of the article? • Were they met? • Were there any assumptions made? • Are there any issues that were overlooked? • What are the implications of the article? • Are there any alternatives to what has been identified? • Is there any information missing within the article? • Which theoretical approach has been used to undertake the research? • Is this appropriate when compared to an alternative theoretical approach? • What are the benefits/barriers of each approach? • This submission should be 2500 words in length The Caldwell et al (2005) Critique Tool should be utilised throughout the work to offer a structure upon which to build Please reference your work according to the Harvard style as defined in Cite Them Right Online ( This information is also available in book form: Pears, R. and Shields, G. (2019) Cite them right: the essential reference guide. 11th edn. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Copies are available via the University library.