I am looking for link, youtube, or powerpoint, on website that addresses how to measure using frequency. The project that I am working on is attitudes of early childhood workers toward father engagement in early childhood programs. I am required to identify a research question using this type of statistic. I am measuring attitudes toward father engagement from early childhood education staff and if their lived experience influence their encouragement or non-encouragement of father involvement in their program. Social constructionism is is the theory. How would you hypothetically measure the frequency of a research question based on thsi study.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 20, 2018, 11:39 am ad1c9bdddf
In this particular task, you are being asked to work further on the project you have so far by focusing on the measure of frequency. As an additional task, you are being asked to clarify your scatter plot. Since we cannot remove from what you already have - we must stick to the 'plot. I therefore suggest using this simple outline:
1. About Your Work (just derive from the last materials) - 150 words
2. About Frequency in Statistics and use in your research - 100 words
3. Resources of Relevance - 200 words (like an annotated bibliography)
4. Research Question in relation to Frequency
5. Relation to the theory in use
6. Clarification on the X&Y variables of the scatter plot
Remember that the height and weight is an 'example' of what a scatter plot is. Your application of the X&Y variables depends on the results of your interview/questionnaire. Thus the X&Y you will use in your research represents something else entirely - abstract concepts from your study for the purpose of correlation. I hope all these will help. I had to work more on the request due to the additional element. I think your professor needs to read your study just a little more so as to be clear about the application of the measure (tssk, tssk). A good indication though - looks like you will do well as your study has been fully accepted.
Data Analysis: Early childhood educators & paternal involvement
My particular study has been deeply influenced by an observation of early childhood education (ECE) experts in my line of work - social welfare. I have noticed that the motivation and commitment of ECEs vary with some of the most committed and motivated indicating that they were raised by parents, especially fathers who were heavily cooperative, participant and involved in their own early childhood education. This study sets about to test whether or not the paternal experience of ECEs impact their motivation to encourage fathers top be involved in the programs they conduct and roll out in the communities that they serve. So far, the outline, the research questions, the hypothesis and levels of measure have been identified as well as the methods of study and the theories for perspective analysis. Here, I go further by looking at the possible utilization of frequency. Largely, while the aim is to have a correlative study so as to understand the relationship between variables, the utilization of the Likert Scale to measure attitudes, likely application of scatter plots to graph the relationship ...
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