Assignment: Professional Technical Blog


Professional Technical Blog

Objective: To identify, analyze, summarize, synthesize, and critically evaluate the ideas and information presented in a segment of a published peered reviewed scholarly research paper through summary, classification, and comparison of prior research studies, other literature reviews, and theoretical articles.

Assignment Goals (purpose): Upon completion of this assignment, students will be able to:

  • scan literature efficiently using computerized methods to identify a set of potentially useful articles and books and apply principals of analysis to identify those studies, which are unbiased and valid.
  • create an organized synthesis of the result(s) of the search in a weekly technical blog.
  • incorporate in-text citation within weekly technical blogs using APA format.
  • inform the reader of the relevance, accuracy, and quality of the source cited by describing and critiquing the author’s  point of view, clarity and appropriateness of expression, and authority on the research topic