A. Required Guidelines for critique of measurement instruments and procedures for data collection are the followings:
1. Describe and critique the measurement instrument used in the study (STUDY ATTACHED TO INSTRUCTIONS) with the following guidelines:
a. Identify the type of each measurement strategy, such as the Likert scale, visual analog scale, physiological measure, questionnaire,
observation, or interview.
b. Identify the level of measurement (nominal, ordinal, interval/ratio) achieved by each measurement strategy.
c. Discuss how the instrument was developed or the purpose of use.
d. Report the reliability of each instrument from previous studies and the current study (minimum three studies within a range of 5 years).
e. Report the validity of each instrument from previous studies (minimum three studies within a range of five (5) years) and the current study.
2. Describe and critique the procedures for data collection.
a. Identify the intervention protocol, if appropriate.
b. Detail how the data were collected.