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    The solution provides information, assistance and advise in putting together a journal article review. It gives students an outline to follow, one that they can customize to their requirements and a the steps in doing an article review from pre-reading, the 2 readings and the purpose of each, one after the other, the draft writing step and the re-writing of drafts/proofreading. The advise given can be adapted to varied citation styles. A word version is also attached for easy download.

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    Dear Student,
    Hi and thank you for using BrainMass. The solution below should get you started in doing a journal article review. You can also use the listed resources to further explore the topic. When doing a journal article review, I suggest using the following outline:

    1. Particulars of the Journal as follows:
    a. Title
    b. Authors
    c. Publishing Details, Publisher, Year
    2. Background Information - about the work, main ideas, thesis, purpose, related literature
    3. Your opinion/critique
    a. presentation (raise 3 points)
    b. ideas the paper presents/asserts/argues for (raise 3 points)
    4. Conclusion to your review (a summary of your take on the article and your position on the ideas it raises)
    5. Resources (list other works you used in writing the review)

    The word count will depend on what is required for you and can vary between 500 to 3,000 words dependent on purpose. Pay attention to citation styles (APA, AMA) that you are required to use. Also, look into requirements of font style (Usually Times New Roman, size 12) and spacing (usually, double-spaced). You may use the listed resources to further explore the topic. All the best with your studies.

    Xenia Jones /AE 105878

    Writing a Journal Article Review

    Writing journal article reviews are an essential part of scientific study. The skill of reading, reviewing and assessing scientific work and then presenting your position vis-a-vis that of the author/s is a must in higher education. It may be an unfamiliar task to some, although it can be argued that it is a far more detailed and comprehensive version of writing a movie opinion or a fiction book review. Indiana University (2017) asks that a review present ...

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    The solution provides succint information, assistance and advise in writing a journal article review. It presents steps from pre-reading of the article to reading, writing and completion of the work for submission. It is adaptable to citation styles. Resources are listed for fourther exploration of the topic.