Psychological Statistics

Psychological Statistics

Assignment 3: Research Design Questions

Suppose you are a researcher who wants to evaluate which type of course-delivery format (online, blended, or face-to-face) leads to the best performance in a psychological statistics class. In a 2-3 page paper, identify the following:

  • What is your research question? (Please remember to focus your study on the evaluation of the various types of course delivery for statistics courses.)
  • What is your hypothesis (both null and alternate)?
  • Is this a qualitative or quantitative design (based on type of variable collected) and why?
  • Explain if your study would be classified as a descriptive, correlational or experimental design.
  • What would be an example of a variable for this study of course delivery formats that could be measured on a nominal scale? Ordinal scale? Interval scale? Ratio scale?
  • Once you have collected your data on the effectiveness of the various types of course delivery for a statistics course, would you use inferential or descriptive statistics and why?
  • Create a sample frequency distribution for one of the variables. Choose either a simple or grouped frequency distribution and explain your choice.
  •  Write a 2–3-pages in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use
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