Please help with type/s of analysis and power analysis. I am thinking ANOVA and Pearson's target population 60 nursing students (40 from the BSN program and 20 from the ASN program)
Compare BSN students who have lecture to those who do not receive lecture on safety
Compare ASN students who have lecture to those who do not receive lecture on safety
Compare BSN and ASN students safety knowledge
Does work history or prior undergraduate degree play a role in safety?
Validated and published tool of 40 questions.
Experiment Set up:
60 nursing students (40 from the BSN program and 20 from the ASN program )
I recommend the following tests/analyses for your research questions.
1) have all of the students write the pre-lecture exam.
2) randomly divide the BSN and ASN students so that you have the BSN lecture group, BSN no lecture group, ASN lecture group and ASN no lecture group. I suppose that the best way to divide is randomly choose 20 (resp. 10) people from the BSN (resp. ASN) program and put them into the lecture group, and the rest will be in the no lectuer group.
3) before you start, you need to check if your groups are divided equally. Take the average pre-lecture test scores of the lecture groups and compare that with the scores of the no lecture group. You can use the one sample t test to see if the averages of the groups are the same. The purpose of this step is to see that you have not, by chance, included ...
A power analysis and type of quantitative tests for popular targets are given. The expert compares BSN and ASN student safety knowledge.