Analysis of Research: Researchers must be able analyze research studies to determine their significance and contribution to the body of knowledge. This assignment will allow you to practice your skills in analyzing research studies. Use the following information to ensure successful completion of the assignment:
Read Nelson, J. A. P., Young, B. J., Young, E. J., & Cox, G. (2010). Using teacher-written praise notes to promote a positive environment in a middle school. Preventing School Failure, 54(2), 119-125. (Attached in word file) After you read above research work write in an essay of 400-500 words to answer the following questions: a. What statistical test was used in Nelson et al., (2010)? b. Did the authors use the correct statistical test? In other words, what was their rationale for using this test (i.e., were the variables discrete or continuous and was the test appropriate for this type of data?) c. What was the research question? How did the statistical test address and answer the research question? d. How did the authors interpret the results of this study? This assignment uses a grading rubric. Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, with introduction, conclusion, and reference but the abstract is not required.
The success of a statistical research largely depends on the effectiveness of the researcher in terms of collecting......
SUBJECTS / CATEGORIES:
1. Business Statistics
3. Quantitative Techniques