Action research is a popular research style in education. Locate four action research studies on an education related topic of your choice and write an annotation on each study. Each of the four annotations must be in APA format. The contents of the 150-200-word annotation for each article should include:Type of Action Research (Qualitative or Quantitative)Sample Size and Number of ParticipantsMethodologyResults (1-2 sentence summary)In 500-750-words, summarize the study you feel is most effective in your field of education. Explain why you think this is a powerful study, and how this study may influence an action research project of your own. Please note that you will use this topic to select research articles to evaluate and to create a research plan by the end of this course.Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is/is not required.This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.Rubric is attached.
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Course Code
TCH-539
Class Code
TCH-539-O500
Criteria
Category
Percentage
100.0%
Action Research Studies
40.0%
Content of Essay
30.0%
Organization
15.0%
Research Citations
10.0%
Mechanics
5.0%
Total Weightage
100%
Classifying Research Articles
No Evidence (0.00%)
No submission
No submission
No submission
No submission
No submission
100.0
Nominal Evidence (69.00%)
Annotations do not declare qualitative or quantitative,
sample size and number of participants, and methodology
and results.
The summary does not state personal impact of profession,
why it is a powerful study, and how the study will influence
an action research project.
Statement of purpose is not justified by the conclusion.
Argument is illogical. Conclusion does not support the claims
made.
Reference page includes errors and/or inconsistently used
citations. Sources are noncredible.
In-text citations and a reference page are complete and
correct. Sources are credible. The documentation of cited
sources is free of error.
Unacceptable Evidence (74.00%)
Annotations minimally declare qualitative or quantitative,
sample size and number of participants, methodology and
results.
The summary minimally states personal impact of profession,
why it is a powerful study, and how the study will influence
an action research project.
Purpose statement is vague and claims do not thoroughly
support it. Argument and conclusion are orderly, but present
unconvincing justification of claims.
Reference page lists sources used in the paper. Sources are
appropriate and documented, although errors are present.
Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the
reader. Inconsistent language and/or word choice are
present. Sentence structure is lacking.
Acceptable Evidence (87.00%)
Annotations clearly declare qualitative or quantitative,
sample size and number of participants, methodology and
results.
The summary clearly states personal impact of profession,
why it is a powerful study, and how the study will influence
an action research project.
Purpose statement and conclusion are clear. Argument shows
logical progression. There is a smooth progression of claims
from introduction to conclusion.
In-text citations have few errors. References used are reliable
and reference page lists all cited sources with few errors.
Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may
be present. The writer uses a variety of effective sentence
structures and figures of speech, as well as some practice and
content-related language.
Target Evdence (100.00%)
Annotations significantly declare qualitative or quantitative,
sample size and number of participants, methodology and
results.
The summary skillfully states personal impact of profession,
why it is a powerful study, and how the study will influence
an action research project.
Purpose statement and related conclusion are clear and
convincing. Information is well organized and logical.
Argument is persuasive and presented in a distinctive and
compelling manner.
In-text citations and a reference page are complete and
correct. Sources are credible. The documentation of cited
sources is free of error.
Submission is nearly/completely free of mechanical errors
and has a clear, logical conceptual framework. Word choice
reflects well-developed use of practice and content-related
language. Sentence structures are varied and engaging.
Comments
Points Earned

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