The explanation of the choice of methodology logically supports the inquiry/research question; supports chosen theoretical framework; three updated references justify the choice of methodology and design.
Type of measurement is identified; quality approach is explained as it relates to qualitative research (triangulation); process used to develop instrument is shared, and any potential issues are addressed; minimum of two references are included to justify the instrument used for the data collection.
Description and explanation of participants (i.e. population, site, sample, and sample size) is provided in appropriate detail; permission needed to conduct study is explained; recruitment of participants is provided (how and why).
Information on data analysis process is communicated; strategies listed correspond with theoretical framework; use of lit review/theoretical framework to help establish emerging themes.
Writing of paper; organization of paper; use of concise, clear language; paper is within the page limitation(6-8 pages); APA format followed with proper in text citation and reference list; use of professional language.