Unit VIII Article Critique
Using the CSU Online Library, locate an article related to answering the following question: Why are computerized programming tools and secure programming a concern in the business environment?
Be sure that you examine programming tools and determine secure programming principles and/or development. Your article critique should consist of no less than three pages, and the article you choose should be no older than three years. In your article critique, you should do the following:
Write your critique in APA format.
Begin with an introduction that defines the subject of your critique and your point of view. You will need to identify and explain the author’s ideas. Include specific passages that support your description of the author’s point of view.
Defend your point of view by raising specific issues or aspects of the argument. Offer your own opinion. Explain what you think about the argument. Describe several points with which you agree or disagree.
Explain how the passages support your opinion.
Conclude your critique by summarizing your argument and re-emphasizing your opinion.
For each of the points you mention, indicate specific passages from the text that provide evidence for your point of view.
Please be sure that any sources you paraphrase or quote are cited and referenced properly.
For help in writing your Article Critique, please view the following webinar from CSU’s Success Center:
The following presentation provides valuable tips for locating articles in the CSU Online Library and evaluating them for use in a paper:
For individualized help with your research for this assignment, you may contact the CSU Library. Email and phone assistance are available during regular CSU business hours (8:00-5:00 Monday-Thursday and 8:00-3:00 Friday in the Central time zone) by calling 877.268.8046 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Chat reference service is available 24/7, 365 days a year from the “Ask a Librarian” chat widget on the right side of the library webpage.
Information about accessing the grading rubric for this assignment is provided below.
The application of the APA writing style shall be practical, functional, and appropriate to each academic level, with the primary purpose being the documentation (citation) of sources. CSU requires that students use APA style for certain papers and projects. Students should always carefully read and follow assignment directions and review the associated grading rubric when available. Students can find CSU’s Citation Guide by clicking here. This document includes examples and sample papers and provides information on how to contact the CSU Success Center