2. Locate two recent (within last 10 years) peer-reviewed, primary research arti

2. Locate two recent (within last 10 years) peer-reviewed, primary research article on your topic.. Your article should be reporting on primary research that the authors of the article did. You can start by doing a search on https://scholar.google.com/
3. Write the Introduction of your paper. In your introduction, identify the topic you are interested in and the purpose of the paper. The purpose of your paper is to summarize two primary research articles and draw conclusions about the topic of interest.
4. In the first paragraph within the body of the paper, summarize the first research article. Who are the authors, date of publish, journal, what variables were studied, what type of study was performed by the authors (survey, experiment, observation, etc.), who was involved in the study (describe the sample), the result, the conclusions drawn, and any weaknesses or limitations of the study identified in the discussion section. Use APA in-text citations throughout the paragraph (article author, date of publish, page # if a direct quote).
5. In the second paragraph in the body of the paper, summarize the second research article. Who are the authors, date of publish, journal, what variables were studied, what type of study was performed by the authors (survey, experiment, observation, etc.), who was involved in the study (describe the sample), the result, the conclusions drawn, and any weaknesses or limitations of the study identified in the discussion section. Use APA in-text citations throughout the paragraph (article author, date of publish, page # if a direct quote).
6. In the third paragraph in the body of the paper, explain what you learned about the topic of interest from the two research articles you found. Did the two articles compliment (have similar findings) or contradict (have opposite findings) each other? Use APA in-text citations throughout the paragraph (author, date of publish, page # if a direct quote).
7. In the conclusion, wrap up the paper by restating the purpose of the paper and briefly summarize (in a sentence or two) each of the body paragraphs.
8. Include an APA formatted reference page. Be sure the format of your paper follows APA format (1 inch margins, 12pt Times New Romans font, double spaced, title page, and reference page). You do not need an abstract page/paragraph. Do not plagiarize (Do not copy and paste from any other source. Do not use over use direct quotes from other sources. Your paper should be in your own words. Paraphrase or summarize other sources.). Google APA paper format for more help.