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A guide for students who are learning how to evaluate reports of empirical research published in academic journals. It breaks down the process of evaluating a journal article into easy-to-understand steps, and emphasizes the practical aspects of evaluating research. Appendix A provides a nice overview of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods research.