For this Module 4 Assessment, you will finalize your Module Assessment for submission in which you critically analyze a research article to determine how the researcher(s) incorporated culture into their research. Specifically, how was the influence of culture incorporated into the overall study and what might you suggest for improvement to the research for positive social change. Your analysis will be included in an 8-page paper not including your title and reference page.
List of Approved Cross-Cultural Research Articles
*Select one for use in your Week 10 Module 4 Assessment Paper
1.*Search for and download the article and submit it using the Link in Week 3 in the course in Blackboard under:
Assignment: Cross-Cultural Research Article
2.Adams, B. G., van de Vijver, F. J. R., de Bruin, G. P. Torres, C. B. (2014). Identity in descriptions of others in ethnic groups in South Africa. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 45(9), 1411-1433. https:/dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022022114542466
3. Ai, A. L., Carretta, H. J., & Aisenberg, E. (2017). Cultural strengths of Latino-American subgroups: Differential associations with their self-rated mental and physical health. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 48(9), 1349-1368. https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022022117723528
4.Cheung, C. S., MOnroy, J. A., & Delany, D. E. (2017). Learning-related values in young childrens storybooks: An investigation in the United States, China, and Mexico. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 48(4), 532-541. https://dx.doi.org/ 10.1177/0022022117696801
5.Friborg, O., Srlie, T., & Hansen, K. L. (2017). Resilience to discrimination among indigenous Sami and non-Sami populations I Norway: The SAMINOR2 study. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 48(7), 1009-1027. https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022022117719159
6.Gss, C., D., Tuason, M. T., Gltenboth, & Mironova, A. (2018). Creativity through the eyes of professional artists in Cuba, Germany, and Russia. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 49(2), 261-289. https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022022117730817
7.Jose, P. E., & Bellamy, M. A. (2012). Relationships of parents theories of intelligence with childrens persistence / learned helplessness: A cross-cultural comparison. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 43(6), 999-1018. https://dx.doi.org/ 0.1177/0022022111421633
8.Kallibatseva, Z, & Leong, F. T. L. (2018). Cultural factors, depressive and somatic symptoms among Chinese American and European American college students. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 49(10), 1556-1572. https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022022118803181
9.Nesterko, Y., Ulitsa, N., Friedrich, M., & Glaesmer, H. (2018). Do they feel the same way? Health-related quality of life and satisfaction with life in Jewish immigrants from the former Soviet Union in Germany and Israel. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 49(4), 618-634. https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022022118759223
10.Ramirez, J., Oshin, L., & Milan, S. (2017). Imagining her future: Diversity in mothers socialization goals for their adolescent daughters. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 48(4), 593-610. https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022022117696802
11.Scherr, S., Mares, M.-L., Bartsch, A., & Goetz, M. (2019). Parents, television, and childrens emotional expressions: A cross-cultural multilevel model. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 50(1), 22-46. https://dx.doi.org/ 10.1177/0022022118806585
In Week 3, you selected and submitted a journal article related to cross-cultural research that was published within the last 10 years from one of the following journals for Instructor approval: ( See above 1-11)
Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology
International Perspectives in Psychology
Use the approved article to complete this Module 4 Assessment (Chose 1 from the list above)
Review the Learning Resources and the media program related to cross-cultural research and the critical analysis of such research and consider how a critical analysis is developed. (See attachment for the reading resources
Assignment (8 pages excluding title and reference pages):
Part 1: Introduction (2 pages)
In your Introduction to your critical analysis, include the following:
Introduce the research you selected (title, authors)
Describe the study (i.e., purpose of the study)
Describe the problem addressed in the study as well as the research question
Part 2: Methods and Design (2 pages)
Describe the overall design of the study you selected
Describe the type of methodology used (i.e., qualitative, quantitative, or mixed method)
Describe any ethical considerations within the study you selected. If none mentioned, explain any potential ethical issues the researcher(s) might have needed to consider.
Part 3: Culture within Research (4 pages)
This portion of your assessment is your analysis of how the researchers incorporated culture into their research. Include the following:
How did the researcher(s) incorporate the nature of culture within their study?
Are there aspects of the study where researcher(s) could have better incorporated the influence of culture in the sample, methods, analyses or conclusion and how?
If the researcher(s) were given an opportunity to improve on their research, what would you suggest? Be specific.
How would your suggestion facilitate positive social change?
Support your Module Assessment by citing all resources in APA format and style, including those in the Learning Resources.
Grading Rules for points
Points Range: 31.5 (63%) – 35 (70%)
Paper demonstrates an excellent understanding of all of the concepts and key points presented in the text/s and Learning Resources. Paper provides significant detail including multiple relevant examples, evidence from the readings and other sources, and discerning ideas.
Points Range: 28 (56%) – 31 (62%) Good
Paper demonstrates a good understanding of most of the concepts and key points presented in the text/s and Learning Resources. Paper includes moderate detail, evidence from the readings, and discerning ideas.
Points Range: 24.5 (49%) – 27.5 (55%) Fair
Paper demonstrates a fair understanding of the concepts and key points as presented in the text/s and Learning Resources. Paper may be lacking in detail and specificity and/or may not include sufficient pertinent examples or provide sufficient evidence from the readings.
Points Range: 0 (0%) – 24 (48%)Poor
Paper demonstrates poor understanding of the concepts and key points of the text/s and Learning Resources. Paper is missing detail and specificity and/or does not include any pertinent examples or provide sufficient evidence from the readings.
Points Range: 13.5 (27%) – 15 (30%) Excellent
Paper is well organized, uses scholarly tone, follows APA style, uses original writing and proper paraphrasing, contains very few or no writing and/or spelling errors, and is fully consistent with graduate level writing style. Paper contains multiple, appropriate and exemplary sources expected/required for the assignment.
Points Range: 12 (24%) – 13 (26%) Good
Paper is mostly consistent with graduate level writing style. Paper may have some small or infrequent organization, scholarly tone, or APA style issues, and/or may contain a few writing and spelling errors, and/or somewhat less than the expected number of or type of sources.
Points Range: 10.5 (21%) – 11.5 (23%) Fair
Paper is somewhat below graduate level writing style, with multiple smaller or a few major problems. Paper may be lacking in organization, scholarly tone, APA style, and/or contain many writing and/or spelling errors, or shows moderate reliance on quoting vs. original writing and paraphrasing. Paper may contain inferior resources (number or quality).
Points Range: 0 (0%) – 10 (20%) Poor
Paper is well below graduate level writing style expectations for organization, scholarly tone, APA style, and writing, or relies excessively on quoting. Paper may contain few or no quality resources.