APA Format Cover page Font: Times New Roman 11 or 12 1-inch margins all around 4-6 pages in length (excluding cover and reference page) Double-spaced In-text citations Reference page SECTIONS TO BE INCLUDED IN THE PAPER PART 1- SUMMARY Provide a detailed summary of the research article. Note relevant facts and findings. Include the author’s conclusions. Use the sections below as a guide: Introduction Has relevant research been adequately reviewed? Are assertions supported with the appropriate citations? Are the hypotheses clearly stated, and do they flow logically from the information in the introduction? Method Section Was the nature of the subject sample specified to include demographic data? 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? Results Section Did the statistically significant effects support or refute the hypotheses? Are the differences reported large or small? Were the appropriate statistics used? Do the tables, figures, and text match? Discussion Section 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? PART 2 ANALYSIS (A MINIMUM OF THREE FULL-LENGTH PARAGRAPHS) Present the strengths and weaknesses that you have found in the publication. In addition, highlight the author(s) contribution to the field. Write about the gaps and contradictions in the article. Take a standpoint of either supporting or rejecting the author(s) assertions. Support your arguments with facts and relevant theories pertinent to the area of knowledge.