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University of Toronto Mississauga
Department of Geography Academic Year 2010-2011

GGR417Y5 Research Project

 

 Instructor: Pierre Desrochers

 

 Lectures: Tuesday 1-2PM

 

 Phone: (905) 828-5206

Office: Davis Building, room 3273

 

 Lecture room: SE 1153

 

 E-mail: pierre.desrochers@utoronto.ca

 

CRITICAL APPRAISAL FORM


1. What is the purpose or research question addressed in the paper? Is the purpose clearly stated at the beginning of the paper?

2. Was relevant background literature reviewed? What is the justification for the need of this study?

3. What research methods are used by the author(s)? Why were these methods used? Are the methods appropriate for addressing the research question?

4. What data is collected? How is the data analysed? Are the methods of analysis appropriate?

5. What were the results? Are you convinced by the evidence presented? Why or why not? (That is, do the authors provide enough evidence to support their main arguments/conclusions?)

6. What are the conclusions? What are the main limitations (e.g., in terms of methods, generalizability of the results, population studied, etc.)?

7. How does the study apply to geography in general and your research in particular?

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