Module 6: Scholarly vs. Popular Journals Chart
||Articles in Scholarly Journals
||Articles in Magazines|
|Who wrote the article?
||Are written by a researcher, scholar, or practitioner
||Are written by journalists, freelance writers, editorial staff|
|Who is the intended audience?
||Are written for other scholars, professionals, or students
||Are written for the general public|
|What is the purpose of the publication?
||Report original research, experiments, or theories
||Report or persuade|
|Does the author cite her sources?
||Always have footnotes or bibliography
||Rarely have footnotes or bibliography, or cite sources even informally.|
||Psychological Bulletin, Journal of Marriage and the Family, Harvard Educational Review
||Prevention, Shape, Reader's Digest|