the key ideas and evaluating them for soundness
Summary and Critique of Article Instructions: As a minimum, each critique must offer a short summary (normally no more than 100-150 words) of the focus and main thesis presented by the author. The body of each critique (no more than 500-750 words in length) will contain the students assessment of the ideas expressed in the chapter and the reason(s) for this assessment. As a minimum, critiquing the material includes stating the key ideas and evaluating them for soundness (e.g., Are these ideas reasonable? Does the author offer logical reasons for them? What are the strengths and/or weaknesses of the article/chapter?), The critique must conclude with one or two concerns the article did not address and/or areas that might serve as foundations for future research.