Skip To Content TutorialsSupportLog Out Shontell Snoddy COURSES RESOURCES MY MEDIA PSYC-FP4600 – Fall 2020 – Section 01 Flexpath on Campus Report Course Activity SafeAssign ePortfolio VitalSource Bookshelf Assessment 4 P Write a research report that encompasses the research methods used and statistical analysis of data that was collected, and interprets the results of the research study. By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria: SHOW LESS Competency 1: Explain types of psychological research methods. Describe conditions that research findings that can be appropriately generalized. Competency 2: Apply research methods and psychological research findings. Use quantitative analysis to argue in favor of or against a hypothesis. Explain the reliability and validity of conclusions. Competency 3: Design an ethically appropriate psychological research study utilizing psychological theory and concepts. Use a theory or psychological concept to predict behavior. Competency 4: Conduct an ethically appropriate psychological research study. Conduct a study to confirm a hypothesis based on operational definitions. Competency 5: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for professionals in the field of psychology. Write an organized paper with clear purpose, evidence, sentence structure, and scholarly tone. Use APA-style formatting, citations, and references. Incorporate feedback from prior assessments. Competency Map CHECK YOUR PROGRESS Use this online tool to track your performance and progress through your course. Toggle Drawer Resources Data Analysis As you start to determine the results of your study, read the following in your textbook. Salkind, N. J. (2017). Exploring research (9th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson. Available in the courseroom via the VitalSource Bookshelf link. Chapter 8, “Introducing Inferential Statistics,” pages 132–146. This chapter will build your understanding of inferential statistics including test of significance, such as the t-test, as well as significance, and meta-analysis. Understanding these concepts will help guide your data analysis to determine the results of your independently designed study. Complete Statistical Tests to review the different types of tests of significance depending on the number of the sample. This graphic will support Chapter 8. Writing Your Research Report We all know how critical research is in expanding our knowledge and the field of psychology. Read the following in your textbook. Salkind, N. J. (2017). Exploring research (9th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson. Available in the courseroom via the VitalSource Bookshelf link. Chapter 14, “Writing a Research Manuscript,” pages 200–202. This chapter will help you write your own manuscript, including the components and of which each section consists. Complete Research Designs and Threats to Internal Validity to learn about research designs and threats to internal validity in descriptive research, quasi-experimental research, and experimental research. Assessment Instructions Instructions For this assessment, put together all of the pieces you have been working on throughout the course to form your research project. The Research Report Template will help you include the following in your project. Insert the following from previous assessments into the template. Introduction Insert your literature review after your title. If you have not done so previously, revise your literature review based on any instructor feedback. Methods Participants Describe the number of participants in the study, meaning, and the number of participants who responded to both variables selected. Be sure to revise based on any instructor feedback you received. Measures Insert the measurement you chose from your research proposal. Be sure to revise based on any instructor feedback you received. Be sure to turn the future tense from the proposal to past tense for this assessment. Procedure Insert your explanation of your procedure from your research proposal. Be sure to revise based on any instructor feedback you received. Be sure to turn the future tense from the proposal to past tense for this assessment. Results Insert your statistical analysis from your data analysis assessment. Be sure to revise based on any instructor feedback you received. For this assessment, you will write the Discussion section and Summary and Conclusion section of the template. In the Discussion section, answer the following questions: What do your results mean? How do your results compare to what you expected? How do your results compare to other research studies? How can your results be generalized? What were the limitations of the study? Think about research validity and reliability. How do your results support or not support a psychological theory or concept? Submission Requirements Submit the completed template as your deliverable for assessment. Be sure that you have cited all sources in APA style. Note: Your instructor may also use the Writing Feedback Tool to provide feedback on your writing. In the tool, click the linked resources for helpful writing info This button will take you to the next available assessment attempt tab, where you will be able to submit your assessment.
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