Professional Article Evaluation Form
A professional article is from a periodical that is theoretical and scholarly, but the article is not an experimental research study. It should cite research, and be theoretical and conceptual in nature, but should not conduct its own research study in the article. Learners should read the article, and evaluate it with this form.
Name _________________________________ Date submitted for class _____________
Article reference (APA style)
Introduction, purpose, or issue
What was the point of the article?
How did the author deal with opposing points of view? Did the authors discuss only their own perspectives?
Any red flags to the article? (i.e., author motivation, author credentials, author deals disingenuously with other perspectives, etc.)
Questions this brought up for you or personal learnings, if any.