Written Analysis Instructions As part your course requirements you are required to complete a Written Analysis of Data. The Analysis, 1 ½ to 2 pages in length (typed and double spaced), is worth 300 points. The maximum number of points you can obtain from the written assignment is 300. For this assignment you will be using be using both your creative writing and your analytical skills. Below you will find two sets of data set forth in two different tables. Select ONE of the data sets to analyze using one of the methods that we have covered in this class, t-statistic or ANOVA. Once you have done your calculations and reached a statistical decision based on the data, you will then write a creative report based on your data and your conclusions. Make up what you believe your study was about! You must: State the null hypothesis for your study Identify the population and tell me where you obtained your representative sample. Identify the dependent variable(s) in your study Identify the independent variable(s) in your study State how you conducted the experiment. (What did you do in conducting the experiment?) State what method of data analysis you used and tell me why you elected to use this method. Tell me your calculation results and the decision you make from your data analysis. State your conclusion as it applies to your study. Your paper should be between 1.5 and 2 pages long typed double spaced. While I do want you to use APA format, I do not expect you to have references for your report. You are making up this study. Feel free to use headings in your paper to identify the different areas you are discussing.
DATA SET 1 The following data were obtained from a research study comparing three treatment conditions. Analyze this data to determine whether you will reject or fail to reject the null hypothesis based upon your results. Alpha = .05 Treatment I II III 5 2 7 1 6 3
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2 2 2 3 3 4 0 5 5 1 3 2 2 0 4 2 3 5 DATA SET 2 The following data were obtained from a research study comparing two treatment conditions. Analyze this data to determine whether you will reject or fail to reject the null hypothesis based upon your results. Twotailed test. Alpha =.05 Treatment I Treatment II 10 7 8 4 7 9 9 3 13 7 7 6 6 10 12 2
Your assignment will be reviewed through Turnitin. Turnitin is an Internet-based plagiarism detection service. When you submit your Written Analysis you will immediately receive a score from Turnitin which indicates the percentage of your paper which is considered to be plagiarized. If the score you receive is above 25% then you will have to resubmit your paper in order to receive credit for your submission. You may resubmit your submission up until the due date for the assignment to lower your Turnitin score without any penalty and receive points for your submission. Grading Rubric
State your hypothesis 30
Identify the population and your representative sample 30
Identify the dependent variable(s) and independent variable(s) in your study
State how you conducted the experiment (What did you do in conducting the experiment?)
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State what method of data analysis you used and why you elected to use this method.
Calculations and Data Analysis 120
Conclusion as it applies to your study 30