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Browse the conference papers by keyword on a topic of your choice (anything we have covered in the course or a new topic)
Select 1 paper of interest published within the last 5 years that relates to technology and aging (10pts)
I. Preliminary Analysis of an Article (10 pts)
What are the author’s credentials and institutional affiliation?
Has the author’s work been cited by others?
Is the publication current or dated?
II. The Introduction (15 pts)
Has relevant research been adequately reviewed?
Are assertions supported with the appropriate citations?
Are the purposes of the study clearly stated?
Are the hypotheses clearly stated, and do they flow logically from the information in the introduction?
III. The Method Section (15 pts)
Was the nature of the subject sample specified?
Does the design of the study allow an adequate test of the hypotheses?
Are there any methodological flaws that might affect the validity of the results?
Is sufficient detail presented to allow one to replicate the study?
V. The Discussion Section (15 pts)
Do the conclusions presented match the results reported?
If the author speculates about implications of results, does he or she stray too far from the results reported?
How well do the results mesh with existing theory and empirical data?
Does the author point the way to directions for future research?
VI. Critique (20 pts)
How does this research portray older adults?
Do you feel the work is an important contribution to the field of aging and tech?
What future directions do you think should be considered by the author?
Grammar and writing quality
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