2-2 Journal: Article Selection

2-2 Journal: Article Selection

Note: 2-2, journal, 5-1 Journal and 6-1 journal 15 each total 45

2-2 Journal: Article Selection
Instructions
This journal is an opportunity to discuss the merits of the articles you selected from the list provided. Your journal response needs to relate to the content in the course and to your personal and professional experiences, and specifically answer the following:

· What topic or health question did you research and why is it relevant to public health, nursing, or the health science professions? Give real-world examples to support your answer.

· How can biostatistics help inform decision making around your topic? Support your answer with specific examples.

· Explain why you picked these specific articles to examine over others in the Articles List. Justify your answer.

· Assess each article’s importance to health decision making in your field. Give real-world examples to illustrate your answer.

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Overview:

The journal activities in this course are an ongoing, private conversation between you and the instructor. In each journal assignment, you will draft responses to sections of Final Project Part I: Article Review. While a certain level of informality is permitted, proper grammar, spelling, and APA citations are required. Your journal posts should reflect academic rigor. A course journal is generally made up of many individual assignments. In this course, each assignment will be graded individually, but they will all be polished and used to create one final document to be submitted in Module Eight as your Final Project

Part I: Article Review. Prompt: For each journal assignment, the following critical elements must be met:

● Fulfill all requirements in the individual prompt.

● Provide relevant application of course concepts.

● Support ideas and observations with examples from your own personal or professional situation. Guidelines for Submission: Each journal assignment should be 1 to 2 paragraphs in length. Submit assignment as a Word document with double spacing, 12- point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins.

5-1 Journal: Article Findings
Instructions
In your journal, be sure to address the following critical elements for both articles:

I. This section should highlight the major findings of each of the articles you selected for your supervisor and peers. Specifically, address the following:

A. What are the findings of each article and what implications do they have individually and collectively for solving the health problem in question? Support your answer with specific examples from your field.

B. Explain how key biostatistical calculations and methods support the conclusions in each article. Cite relevant information from the articles that support your answer.

For additional details, please refer to the Journal Guidelines and Rubric document.

IHP 525 Journal Guidelines and Rubric Overview:

The journal activities in this course are an ongoing, private conversation between you and the instructor. In each journal assignment, you will draft responses to sections of Final Project Part I: Article Review. While a certain level of informality is permitted, proper grammar, spelling, and APA citations are required. Your journal posts should reflect academic rigor.

A course journal is generally made up of many individual assignments. In this course, each assignment will be graded individually, but they will all be polished and used to create one final document to be submitted in Module Eight as your Final Project Part I: Article Review Prompt: For each journal assignment, the following critical elements must be met:

● Fulfill all requirements in the individual prompt.

● Provide relevant application of course concepts.

● Support ideas and observations with examples from your own personal or professional situation.

Guidelines for Submission: Each journal assignment should be 1 to 2 paragraphs in length. Submit assignment as a Word document with double spacing, 12- point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins.

6-1 Journal: Article Methods
Instructions
In this journal, examine the methods section of each article. Completing a table will help you see similarities and differences.  Be sure to address these specific critical elements:

I. Use this section to compare and contrast the methods used in the articles you selected with an eye to assessing the quality and limitations of the findings and informing future research. Specifically, you should:

A. Explain why the authors of each article selected the methods they did. How appropriate were the methods to the overall purpose of the paper? Justify your response.

B. Analyze a difference and similarity in the methods chosen with respect to the health question being addressed in the selected articles. Explain your answer using evidence from the articles selected and information you have learned in the course.

C. Assess a strength and limitation of the different approaches used in the articles you selected. Explain your answer using evidence from the articles you selected and information you have learned in the course.

You will submit several paragraphs and the table for this assignment.

For additional details, please refer to the Journal Guidelines and Rubric document

IHP 525 Journal Guidelines and Rubric Overview: The journal activities in this course are an ongoing, private conversation between you and the instructor. In each journal assignment, you will draft responses to sections of Final Project Part I: Article Review. While a certain level of informality is permitted, proper grammar, spelling, and APA citations are required. Your journal posts should reflect academic rigor.

A course journal is generally made up of many individual assignments. In this course, each assignment will be graded individually, but they will all be polished and used to create one final document to be submitted in Module Eight as your Final Project Part I: Article Review.

Prompt: For each journal assignment, the following critical elements must be met:

● Fulfill all requirements in the individual prompt.

● Provide relevant application of course concepts.

● Support ideas and observations with examples from your own personal or professional situation

A course journal is generally made up of many individual assignments. In this course, each assignment will be graded individually, but they will all be polished and used to create one final document to be submitted in Module Eight as your Final Project Part I: Article Review.

Guidelines for Submission: Each journal assignment should be 1 to 2 paragraphs in length. Submit assignment as a Word document with double spacing, 12- point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins.


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