Purpose: This assignment will help you engage in reading and analyzing a scholar
Purpose: This assignment will help you engage in reading and analyzing a scholarly research article/source.
Writing Task: In a well-developed essay of 2 pages in length, please do the following:
Write a scholarly review of the source: READING: Here’s how money can buy you happiness (Links to an external site.)I expect the following:
a short introduction to the article and topic along with a summary of the scholarly source.
a deeper, more extensive assessment outlining the main points of the paper, including for example assumptions made, arguments presented, data analyzed, and conclusions drawn.
any limitations or extensions you see for the ideas in the paper.
your reflection (or opinion) of the paper; primarily, the quality of the ideas and its potential impact.
Do not use contractions
Do not write about personal experience
Write in the third person no “I” “you” “yourself”
Do not include any headings
Here are additional questions you need to keep in mind and address in your essay as you closely analyze
(a) Purpose of the Article. Why was the article written? To inform? Persuade?
(b) Organization and Content. Is the material organized and focused? Is the argument understandable? Is this original research, a review of previous research, or an informative piece?
(c) Bias. Do you see any bias in the reading? Explain why or why not.
(e) Date of Article. Is the article up-to-date or out-of-date?
(h) Authority. Are the author’s credentials verifiable? Do they seem reliable?
(j) Audience. Who do you think the audience is for this reading? Why?