Can you develop an experimental design for the following scenario?
You work for a curriculum development company that has created a program designed to teach reading to students in grades 1-3.
Include the following in your experiment design
a) Develop a hypothesis, labeling the independent and dependent variables,
b) Discuss how the psychoanalytic, cognitive, and behavior/social development of the students will affect the way you design and conduct the experiment.
c) Discuss what the experimental and control groups are doing in the study
d) Decide how many participants are needed and from what population groups they should come
e) Discuss random sampling and random assignment.
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My name is Dr. Underwood, and I will be assisting you with your assignment this evening. Please note that I will be only providing tips/suggestions to help you prepare for your final draft. With that note, let's take a look at the following scenario, and my illustrated example to help you better understand concepts.
You are to create a hypothesis regarding a program designed to teach students in grades 1-3. The first thing you need to think about is what are you most interested in learning about. For example, are you interested in investigating whether or not students from lower socioeconomic status (SES) are less likely to benefit from an excel reading program (as an example) than those in a higher socioeconomic status? You will then need to identify the independent and dependent variable. The independent variable (IV) is the variable that influences the dependent ...
Create an experimental study involving students in a reading program in grades 1-3. Develop a hypothesis reflecting the targeted population.
Program Design and Evaluation - Quasi-Experimental Designs
Evaluator's Toolbox: Quasi-Experimental Designs.
Quasi-experimental designs are excellent research designs to use in evaluative research such as program evaluation. The director of training at GlobalEd would like to complete a study using a quasi-experimental design and needs your help. His hypothesis is as follows: Multicultural training will increase instructor's understanding of how culture can contribute to an appearance of a behavior problem. Your Acme Corporation Behavioral Health supervisor thought that a pretest/post test quasi-experimental design would be ideal to test his hypothesis. In this discussion, we will talk about the process the training director should use to complete his study.
What are some of the steps for completing this quasi-experimental study?
When responding to other Acme Corporation Behavioral Health interns comment on the order of the steps as well as if you agree or disagree. By the end of the discussion, there should be a clear picture of what the director should do, step by step.View Full Posting Details