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Ken was in a science documentary with ten other children. His mother, Jane, believes he was not shown as positively, or given as much time in the documentary, as the others were.

Assume you are hired to analyze the Ken's mother's claim, and you find she is correct in her belief, what are the qualitative and quantitative measures that could help support Jane's claims? How might the people who created the documentary avoid this error in future documentaries?

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Dear Student,
Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. Basically, you are being asked to consider the situation and then explain what measures can be used to support her claims. I suggest using the following outline:

1. The case - explain the case briefly, 50 words.
2. Quantitative measures - 150 words.
3. Qualitative measures - 150 words.
4. Recommendation - 100 words.

The outline above should help you complete a good answer for this problem. The solution below follows the this outline to show you how it can be done. If you have any questions about it, just leave me a message via the feedback section. You can also use the listed resources for further exploration of the topic.

Sincerely,
OTA 105878/Xenia Jones
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The Case

A mother, Jane, is displeased of the outcome of a science documentary. Her son Ken was a part of it with 10 other kids. The problem is, she believes that he was not positively portrayed or given enough screen time as all the other children. She needs concrete observations and facts to support her claim to show to the documentary producers so that it can perhaps ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the problem (see above) that involves a participant in a research project (scientific documentary). Ideas from both the qualitative and quantitative methods are discussed in support of the claimant. Further resources are listed. A word version is also attached.

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