Read article and answer below questions
- Study design (e.g., pre-experimental, quasi-experimental, true-experimental)
- Study setting
- Reasoning for this study design
- Is there a control or comparison group, describe how the participants are assigned.
- Describe the study design
- discuss the study design strengths and weaknesses.
- Are there any ethical issues related to this design?
- Study population, sample size
- Eligibility criteria (who is eligible to participate this study)
- Sampling strategy/method (how is study participants assigned)
- whether this is a probability or a non-probability sample and the specific type that will be used (e.g., a probability sample using simple random sampling, or a non-probability convenience sample)
- Recruitment strategy
- Discuss the informed consent procedures
- Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of your sampling plan.
- Are there any ethical issues related to this sampling plan?
- what are the independent and dependent variables (outcome variables)
- identify and describe at least one measure of a study outcome
- conceptual definition of the variable
- operational definition – how to measure it? i.e. you may use a standardized scale to measure it. Describe the scale.
- Is this scale a good measure? Reliability and validity, strengths and weakness. Is the measure culturally appropriate and sensitive? Any ethical issues?
- Intervention fidelity assessment
- How intervention fidelity is assessed?
- Any fidelity indicators?
- Discuss the strengths and limitation of the proposed methods
- When, where, how and by whom was the data collected?
- If there are multiple pre- and post-test observations, describe them for each time data will be collected
- Describe the strengths and weaknesses of the data collection plan
- Are there any ethical issues? Are they culturally appropriate and sensitive?
- Identify two strategies for disseminating the research findings