critical review sample

critical review sample

Students often, and sensibly ask for example CRs (critical reviews). Often if you go to the right PAL session, the facilitators will bring theirs in as examples. If you do the reciprocal peer critiquing exericse in your tutorial group(s), where each student reads and comments on two other CRs, then you will have seen examples.

  • Effects of group therapy in breast cancer: survival and psychosocial benefits by Sarah Gunn.
    This CR has an especially interesting structure: picking pairs of papers showing opposite findings on each of 3 points, so as to get critical points from the literature; and then adding a conclusion of the reviewer’s own critical conclusions (about the literature).
  • “The Role of God” by George Hammond, published in the opinion magazine Grass Over Grass, is ambitious in that its primary focus is a being…
    The article “Roles of Sensitive Men” by Gerald Thompson that appeared in the magazine The Watcher can be said to be an extended argument with gaping…

    References:

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