how to read a research paper

how to read a research paper

How to read a research paper
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How to read a research paper
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Reading a scientific paper is a skill which must be acquired. This skill is known as critical appraisal. It is of value not only for reading but for the development of good research and the effective presentation of results. In critical appraisal, the reader uses a checklist of methodological criteria to help determine the validity of study. Attention is paid to both internal validity (rigour) and to external validity (realism). Though methodological checklists do not automatically generate a conclusion about validity, and though they do depend on background knowledge, they are an important means of ensuring scientific rigour at all stages of the research process.

How to read a research paper
An infographic with four simple steps to follow when reading a scientific paper: Skim, Re-read, Ask yourself questions and summarize.
Published: Friday 20th June 2014 Category: Blog

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