Post a critique of the research study in which you:
- Evaluate the purpose statement using the Purpose Statement Checklist as a guide which is listed below.
- Analyze alignment among the theory, research problem, and purpose
- Explain your position on the relationship between research and social change
Purpose Statement Checklist
Use the following criteria to evaluate an author’s purpose statement.
Look for indications of the following:
If the study is qualitative, does the purpose statement do as follows?
If the study is quantitative, does the purpose statement do as follows?
If the study is mixed methods, does the purpose statement do as follows?
Research Theory, Design, and Methods Walden University
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THIS IS THE ARTICLE THAT MUST BE USED. It is located in the Walden library online.
To access the article my username is firstname.lastname@example.org and the password is pitbull93.
Stedman-Smith, M., DuBois, C. L., & Grey, S. F. (2015). Hand hygiene performance and beliefs among public university employees. Journal of Health Psychology, 20(10), 1263–1274. doi: 10.1177/1359105313510338