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Experimental Design or Quasi-Experimental Design

Experimental Design or Quasi-Experimental Design I need help with the following: You are given the opportunity to design a research study of your choice preferably something along the lines in the medical field in Physical Therapy,Experimental or Quasi-Experimental. What would be the advantages and the disadvantages of

Learning styles

My predominant learning styles are verbal, social and solitary. How can a learning style be social and solitary? Please provide some suggestions of what types of learning activities and formats match this learning style?What types of activities, support and interactions could be helpful in order to succeed an online learning en

Focus groups: what is a focus group, the advantages and disadvantages...

With this week's Learning Resources in mind, as well as your own experiences, post your views on focus groups (exactly what is a focus group, the advantages and disadvantages) as a source of data collection. Do you think this would be a useful data collection technique for studies in which you are interested? Why or why not?

Research question or Hypotheses

Suppose you wanted to compare the history and development of an urban school with that of a rural school, what type of research is called for? What primary and secondary sources of data could be used? Would you use research questions or hypotheses or both?

Teaching Measurement in the Third Grade Classroom

Please help with the following problem. Provide at least 200 words in the solution. In your classroom, you will have a wide range of ability levels. Regardless of the level of your students, you are expected to teach the curriculum and have the students be able to demonstrate knowledge of it on some form of a test. Describe

Experiences in Reading

Can someone please tell me some experiences they have had in creating and teaching the prereading, guided reading, and postreading and study strategies. Include what you think is most successful and what you would change if you teach this content again. Thanks.

Marsha Warren Essay

- Describe why this class is failing and what can Marsha do to improve this situation. - Make two recommendations that Marsha Warren should do when she returns to the classroom and regain control of the situation -What should she do over the long term? Include at least 3 suggestions, supported by the course text and/or a s

Carrying value of bonds

1. During 2005, Plano Co. purchased 2,000, $1,000, 9% bonds. The carrying value of the bonds at December 31, 2007 was $1,960,000. The bonds mature on March 1, 2012, and pay interest on March 1 and September 1. Plano sells 1,000 bonds on September 1, 2008, for $988,000, after the interest has been received. Plano uses straight-li

Tracking in education

How tracking impacts students. Can a tracking or ability grouping program avoid segregating children by race and ethnicity? Look at this issue from every vantage point. What about good students versus struggling students? How does this impact everyone involved?

Perspectives on learning theories are presented.

Please help - I need some direction to get this started... Behaviorists who view learning as a response to a stimulus; Cognitivists who see learning as a mental operation on sensory information; and Constructivists who view learning as the result of mental constructs that we develop to make sense of our world. Of t

Strageties for assessment

Identify two major strategies in linking assessment and instruction: 1) making instructional decisions in light of assessment results or 2) planning instruction to achieve the objectives represented by an assessment. Which strategy is most applicable to your work or educational setting? Explain how you implement the process t

Short Feedback

What is the definition of a customer? What are some examples of internal and external customers? Does the type of ownership determine the examples of internal and external customers? Is the measurement of customer satisfaction different for internal customers than external customers? Does the measurement of customer satisf

Focus Groups vs. Online Surveys in Adult Education

We recently lost an employee who used to craft our students' online surveys using as a tool to measure learning outcomes. As a result, and until we backfill the position, we are now only conducting Focus Group discussions. We use to do both; Focus Groups and online surveys. I'm trying to reassure my boss that Focus Group da

Assessment tools analysis

Attached is the copy of assessment chosen. Analyze each of your 10 chosen assessment tools for their reliability and validity. Create an organized format to provide your instructor with your findings for each assessment tool. You should provide the following information to your instructor: a. Name of Tool b. Is it reli

Validreliable assessment

Post an example of a well-documented assessment that is known to be valid and/or reliable in your chosen profession for your classmates to view. In your narrative, explain why you chose this assessment to post, how you determined it was a valid and/or reliable assessment and whether you have or will use this assessment in your c

Assessment Examples

Post an example of an assessment used in your workplace. In your posting: Cite how/when the assessment is used. a. Is it norm or criterion-referenced? b. Is it considered an aptitude or achievement test? c. Is it a standardized test? d. Do you feel that the assessment is biased towards certain groups o