Evaluating Research

1.    Central theme
       Theoretical context

2.    Researchable hypotheses
        Specificity
        Observable (operational)
        Meaningful

3.    Appropriate strategy (descriptive,associative,exper)
        Logical and validity

4.    Population/sample
        Size
        Sampling procedures

5.    Ethics

6.    Independent variables
        Potency (variability)
        Operational definitions

7.    Adequate controls
        Internal and external

8.    Experimental Design
        Efficient/effective

9.    Dependent variables
        validity and reliability

10.    Statistical analysis