Synthesizing Scholarly Work

Synthesizing Scholarly Work

choose one of the following articles from KU Library and answer the questions below. Chosen article: Engleman, A., Ivey, S., Tseng, W., Dahrouge, D., Brune, J., & Neuhauser, L. (2013). Responding to the deaf in disasters: Establishing the need for systematic training for state level emergency management agencies and community organizations. BMC Health Services Research, 13(1), 1?10. I need the following peer review references addewd in the paper: 1. Herron, J. & Smith, M.W. (2011). The disaster of Hurricane Katrina: Malfeasance, official deviance, and the failure to serve and protect a community. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. Vol. 6, Issue 5, pp. 127-139. Retrieved from http://eds.b.ebscohost.com.lib.kaplan.edu/eds/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?vid=2&sid=707f8eb9-5367-4bdb-b6ae-3b8b9b9f05f0%40sessionmgr103&hid=108. 2. Kamien, D. (2012). The McGraw-Hill Homeland Security Handbook Strategic Guidance for a Coordinated Approach to Effective Security and Emergency Management, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc 3. Bullock, J. A., Coppola, D. P., Haddow, G. D., (2013). Introduction to Emergency Management 4th Edition. Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, VitalBook file. (references formatted in APA style) Answer each of the following questions below in 2-3 sentences for your chosen article, providing a critical evaluation of the article and citing your source in APA format: Questions to answer 1. What specific problem does the study address? Why is it important to study this problem? 2. What is the primary research question, or hypothesis? 3. What are the key concepts/constructs under study? Are operational definitions provided? 4. How does the author situate himself within the framework of other research in the field? 5. What is the research design? Is it appropriate? Why or why not? 6. Are the measures reliable and valid based on the variables under consideration? 7. What type of data and statistical analysis were undertaken? Were they appropriate? 8. What are the specific findings of the study? How are those findings related to the literature review? 9. What new conceptual or methodological contributions does the study make? 10. What are the strengths and limitations of the study?


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