and identify the
research questions and/or hypotheses as they are stated in the article. As you read the article, consider the following
questions: What are the variables (sample sizes, population, treatments,
etc.)? What are the descriptive statistics used in this article
(frequencies, means, etc.)?
Write a two- to three-page paper presenting the information listed
below. Your paper must contain a title page and a reference page
formatted in APA style. Cite any references made to the article within
the body of the paper in correct APA format. Your paper should begin
with an introduction paragraph that includes a thesis statement and end
with a concluding paragraph. The concluding paragraph should summarize
the major points made in the body of the paper and reaffirm the thesis. Your paper must address the following:
Determine what question(s) the authors are trying to answer through this research.
Determine the hypothesis being tested and the concepts that were applied in this process.
Evaluate the article and critique the statistical analysis employed in the study.
Would you have included more and/or different variables? Explain your answer.
Examine the assumptions and limitations of the statistical study
What would you have done differently in this case? Why?
Identify how the authors applied statistical testing to the problem.
Interpret the findings of the author(s) using statistical concepts.