• Students are required to write an article critique of 1.500 words The article that you must read and critically assess has been posted (along with this rubric) to Blackboard under 'Assignments & Due Dates'
• The critique should be:
Written in standard essay format
Be typed or word processed in Times New Roman or Arial, 12
Be formatted with 1.5 line spacing
• The Article Critique that you write must:
Identify a relevant Thesis Statement or Question from the article
Identify the strengths and weaknesses of the article based on
the Thesis Statement
Provide your own viewpoint — what do you believe?
Do you agree with the thesis statement of the article or don't
State your key points and Why? Why not?
Provide evidence and research from other academic sources (at
least 3) to support and back your argument
Show use and understanding of class concepts learned in class
that relates to the subject of the article
A solid conclusion to your essay
PLEASE NOTE: This assignment is NOT just a summary of the article. It is a critique to show that you understand what the author is trying to convey and that you can show your own critical analysis and assessment of the arguments for and against. as well as provide evidence to support your own opinion on the subject.
• Include a list of appropriately formatted references and also show in your essay where you used them (using standard Harvard Referencing Style)