What is a Journal Article? - Examples & Overview


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Which of the following best defines what a journal article is?

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1. What does 'peer-reviewed' mean?

2. What qualities should you look for to determine whether an article is scholarly or not?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Journal articles focus on research, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the form. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of how to find, assess and use journal articles in research.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Finding journal articles
  • Definition of journal article
  • Scholarly articles

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related research lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as peer-reviewed
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding journal articles

Additional Learning

To learn more about research, review the accompanying lesson, What is a Journal Article? - Examples & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know how journal articles differ from magazine articles
  • Learn how to judge the relevance and usefulness of journal articles
  • Understand how journal articles are written