For these assignments, you will critique a journal article found in the Jerry Falwell Online Library. You will select an empirical research article published within the last 5 years that pertains to the provided prompt:
− For each Article Review Assignment, you will compose a critique discussing the research as directed by the prompt.
o The assignment must be between 500–700 words.
o Please use the Article Review Template for the layout of this assignment.
o Include the assignment name, student name, and course name and number at top of page. Do not include a title page.
o Place the reference of the article in current APA formatting at the top of the review.
− Each assignment must be formatted in current APA.
− Only include information from ONE journal article published within the last 5 years.
− Each review will be written in four sections: Summary, Methods, Results, Discussion, and Coaching Connection.
o The summary of the article should consist of 1-2 paragraphs. This section will acquaint your reader with the main ideas of the article.
o The body of the paper will discuss the methods, results, and discussion of the article. Each of these sections should be a paragraph in length and include information from the article that pertains to each section.
o The coaching connection section will discuss potential applications to marital coaching, including how you would use the information gleaned from the article in a coaching setting.
It is important to note that you should not include ANY direct quotes in this assignment. All work should be summarized in your own words with included citation where necessary.
Article Review: Premarital Education Assignment
Premarital education is directed at helping couples understand the particulars of the marriage relationship and potentially be more prepared for marriage. Find an empirical research article which researches the effectiveness of premarital education, premarital counseling, or premarital coaching. Critique the methods, results, and discussion of the research in your review and how the coach might integrate the research into his/her approach.
Article ReviewNameCourse Name
Smith, A., & Jones, B. (2018). The fundamentals of citing journal articles in APA
style. Journal of Online University, 71(4), 121-141.
For this section of the review, you will write an overview of your chosen article. Do not use direct quotes or first person writing in this section of the paper. Be sure to include APA formatted in-text citations from the article throughout the paper. This section should consist of 1-2 paragraphs with at least 3-5 sentences per paragraph.
In this paragraph you will write about the methods of the empirical study discussed in the article. This section of your paper should be about 3-5 sentences in length.
In this paragraph you will write about the results of the empirical study the are provided in the article. This section of your paper should be about 3-5 sentences in length.
In this paragraph you will write about the discussion of the findings found in the article. This section of your paper should be about 3-5 sentences in length.
Here you will share how this article can be applied to coaching. You may write from a 1st person perspective, as you are sharing how you would use the results, methods, and discussion of the empirical study in a coaching situation. Be sure to include textbook connections in this section. This portion of your paper should include 1-2 paragraphs with at least 3-5 sentences per paragraph.