As you move forward in your doctoral journey, you will read research papers that will require you to assess the validity of the studies in question. To accomplish this, qualitative assessments about the research must be made by comparing, contrasting, and synthesizing what the research says. In this assignment, you will begin to develop this skill by comparing the three research studies from your Comparison Matrix.
Use the following information to ensure successful completion of the assignment:
This assignment uses a grading rubric.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
Locate and print the completed Comparison Matrix you submitted in Module 2.
Perform the following tasks to complete this assignment:
1. Using the information from the completed Comparison Matrix, write an essay of 750-1,000 words. In your essay, compare the three studies. Include the information from Article 1 in your comparison. The paper should include the following sections:
A comparison of the research questions posed for the studies
A comparison of the sample populations used
A comparison of the limitations of the study
A conclusion and recommendations for further research.