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For his doctoral dissertation, Noah Count decides he'd like to do a correlational study, so he brainstorms possible research questions that could be answered through such a study. What's wrong with Noah's approach?
Noah's approach is not how a correlational study is conducted. In order to conduct this type of study there are four steps:
you must first select the problem; then select the participants and instrument; formulate the design and procedure, and then conduct the data analysis and interpretation. Noah has taken what ...
This solution discusses Noah Count's approach to a correlational study and what a correlational study should include.