Child Development 133 
Research Methods in Human Development

Sections 02 & 06
Hembree            Fall, 2009

 

Homework #7 (Project Worksheet III)

Due 11/17 - 8 points

Complete the following worksheet as a group (1 per group).

Group Members:                                                                       Group __________

 

 

 

1) What statistical test will you use to test your hypothesis. Why? What result would you expect if your hypothesis is correct?

 

 

 

 

 

 

2) Conduct the appropriate statistical tests. ATTACH THE RAW DATA AND THE STATISTICS FOR YOUR PROJECT, INCLUDING THE MEANS, VARIANCE, STANDARD DEVIATIONS, AND RESULTS OF ANY INFERENTIAL STATISTICS (e.g., t-tests).  BE SURE TO SHOW ALL WORK.

 

3) Based on these statistical results, what will you conclude in your study?

 

 

 

 

 

4) Explain your results. Was your hypothesis supported? Why or why not? How do your results relate to previous research on this topic?

 

 

 

 

 

 

5) What limitations were present in your study? How might your study be improved?

 

 

 

 

 

6) On what do you think future research on this topic ought to focus? Why?

 

 

 

 

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Updated: August, 2009