Welcome to the COMM 201 Exploration of Communication Studies Research Guide!
Was the article published within the last 10 years (i.e., no older than 2011)?
hint: Limit To – Publication Date (2011 – 2021)
Is the article at least 7 pages long (excluding references)?
hint: look at the full text of the article
Is the article from a journal associated with the field of Communication Studies?
hint: select the journal title next to Source
Is it scholarly? Is it peer-reviewed?
hint: look at the Source link in the article record
Is it evidence-based? Is it research oriented?
hint: read the Abstract in the article record
What methodology does it employ (qualitative, quantitative, interview, survey, or something else)?
hint: read the abstract and also review the Methods section of the article
What areas of Communication Studies research relate to this study?
hint: look at the Subject Terms inside of the article record for some ideas
Have you copied the APA citation for from the article record using the “Cite” feature”?
hint: Check the APA guidelines and fix the citation before you submit the assignment.