Purpose: The purpose of this journal article critique assignment is to enhance your ability to critically read and analyze the impact of vocational/industrial psychology in various workplace activities. You will read one giving journal article (published in between 2011 to 2016) in a subject area of I/O Psychology from a referred scholarly journal and assess the major components studied in this research. [Course obj. 3]
Format: You will select one of two attached articles and critique it. Your journal article critique (between 1500-2000 words) should begin by summarizing the article and then critiquing the article in Word file.
Your article critique will be assessed based on:
brief review of article,
identification of premise and supporting points (arguments),
application of analysis,
organization of writing,
your thought and recommendations, and
Specifically, please note that this assignment is to examine your abilities to critically read and analyze the impact of vocational/industrial psychology in various workplace activities; therefore, the focus of this assignment is on your analytical and writing skills to critique the article your selected. In your critique, you need to first briefly review the article, then point out the main arguments (points) of the article, analyze the article (examine and discuss the elements or structures of the subject areas in detail), and organize (structure) your critique/writing effectively. Choose a structure (such as chronologically, order of importance, problem and solution, or numbered list) that makes logical sense. A proper organization of writing could make your critique more readable and attractive. Providing section headers is always helpful. You may also include few full quotes and other supporting materials to bring your critique to life. Finally, a great deal of attention should be on your reflection and recommendation.
Followings are recommended resources to help you write a journal article critique:
Writing A Critique https://www.citewrite.qut.edu.au/write/critique.jsp
Writing A Critical Review https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/twc/sites/utsc.utoronto.ca.twc/files/resource-files/CritReview.pdf
How to Critique A Journal Article https://www.uis.edu/ctl/wp-content/uploads/sites/76/2013/03/Howtocritiqueajournalarticle.pdf
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