What was the problem the research set out to address? What was the research objective/questions/hypothesis (es)?
What themes are synthesized in the literature? What areas in the literature were critiqued? What contribution to knowledge is this research claiming to make?
What are the variables/concepts under study? What measures were used to investigate the variables? How was the method employed? What were the results? What kinds of statistics were used? (If any) Note any unfamiliar terms used: What areas have been identified for future researchers?
Review of each of the four articles:
Analyse the strengths and weaknesses of the methods used and contents in the articles in relation to the research topics discussed. What other methods could also be used?
Identify a topic of your choice and explain and justify what methods you would use to explore this topic.