This assignment comprises two sections: a preliminary literature reviews and an action item checklist.
Preliminary Literature Review:
Contains a minimum of 10 scholarly, peer-reviewed research articles one of which should be childhood obesity in the United States Each article needs tobe thoroughly summarized. The summary must describe the relevance of the article, and how the research findings support the action you are proposing in your capstone project. Each article summary needs to include a research design and methods section. The capstone project requires a comprehensive literature review that includes a minimum of 25 articles; 10 article summaries will be written in HCA-620 and can be applied in HCA-699.
Action Item Checklist:
The Action Item Checklist should include specific future steps required to complete your capstone project as well as expected completion dates.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
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Below is the Rubrics use for grading
Capstone Project: Preliminary Literature Review and Action Item Checklist
Less Than Satisfactory
20.0 %Description of problem and proposed solution of the evidence-based research capstone project.
Description is not present.
Description is vague and insufficiently developed.
Description is clearly stated. Reader is able to glean how literature supports the capstone’s proposed solution.
Description is detailed and includes relevant literature to support the capstone’s proposed solution.
Description is comprehensive and literature is used to justify the capstone’s proposed solution.
40.0 %Literature Review
Literature review is not present.
Literature review is vague and insufficiently developed.
Reader is able to glean how prior research, empirical studies, and theoretical issues are related to and different from the proposed evidence-based capstone project.
A detailed analysis of prior research, empirical studies, and theoretical issues demonstrates a clear relationship to the research questions. Critical analysis of methodologies describes differences between previous studies.
Critical analysis of prior research, empirical studies, and theoretical issues is comprehensive. Research findings demonstrate a clear relationship to the research questions and author illustrates how proposed study expands on findings. Critical analysis of methodologies illustrates how proposed study expands on methodologies previously used to investigate the problem.
30.0 %Organization and Effectiveness
15.0 %Research Design and Methods
Methods section is not complete.
Methods section is vague and insufficiently developed.
Reader is able to glean research design and methods. Descriptions of research method, subjects, materials, data analysis, and procedures need additional justification.
Explanation of the research design is detailed. Description of research method, subjects, materials, data analysis, and procedures is detailed. Additional literature may provide a stronger justification.
Explanation of the research design is comprehensive. Description of research method, subjects, materials and procedures is comprehensive and justified. Description and justification for data analysis method and procedures is comprehensive.
15.0 %Action Item Checklist
Checklist is not present.
Checklist is present but incomplete.
Checklist is present and complete. Expected completion dates are questionable or unrealistic.
Checklist is present and complete. Tasks are adequately described. Formatting is functional.
Checklist is present, complete, and thorough. Tasks are specifically described; useful details are included. Expected completion dates are realistic. Formatting is both practical and aesthetic.
10.0 %Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)
Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice and/or sentence construction are used.
Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register), sentence structure, and/or word choice are present.
Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are used.
Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. A variety of sentence structures and effective figures of speech are used.
Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.
100 %Total Weightage
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