Students are provided a list of journal articles to read. Each student is assigned an article to critique. Students then report on the article to the course and comment on other's reports. These comments can be in an online discussion forum, synchronous discussion, wiki, blog, or other presentation method.
Appropriate Content Areas
Used in advanced courses using primary research articles.
Goals & Objectives
Identify how the activity aligns with student learning objectives (SLOs).
The goal is for students to learn how to evaluate articles, present their evaluations to peers, and internalize current studies in the field.