This sample essay paper provides a comprehensive analysis of the qualitative research paper titled "Black Students' Experiences of Racism at UK Universities," guiding you through the critical appraisal process. Learn how to use critiquing frameworks, discuss the research's relevance to clinical practice in Adult Nursing, and structure your essay for a high-quality academic submission.
The student will undertake a systematic critique of one research paper from a choice of two provided by the module leader. The choice of paper is listed in Appendix section in this document. The student will critically discuss how this research paper fits with current evidence base, using the appraising tool provided.
Assessing Learning Outcomes and Expectations
I. The learning outcomes of this module will be assessed by the submission of a 3000-word essay based on a critical appraisal of a published research article relevant to the Adult Nursing practice.
II. The student must use the specified critiquing tool along with one of the chosen research articles.
III. The student must include a discussion of the relevance of this research to clinical practice.
IV. The breadth and depth of application of the critiquing tool on the chosen research article, and the detailed discussion of the relevance of this chosen research article in clinical practice will assist the student to gain higher marks in this module assessment.
D) Critiquing framework
The use of one of the critiquing frameworks below is compulsory:
For quantitative research: How to appraise quantitative research
For qualitative research: How to appraise qualitative research
Qualitative Research Paper: Osbourne, L., Barnett, J. and Blackwood, L., 2022. Black students' experiences of “acceptable” racism at a UK university. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology.