## INTEGRATION AND REFLECTION

iNTEGRATION AND REFLECTION

Course:  Advanced Multivariate Data Analysis

Part 1):

Reflection Essay ( 250 words )

Course Outcomes

1. Explain the relationship between research problems, questions, hypothesis, design, methodology, and assessments (Module 1).
2. Identify constructs and associated variables related to their research interests (Module 1).
3. Assess the research methodology and design selection process associated with the construct and variables related to their research interests (Module 1).
4. Explain the relationships between different parts of the research process (Module 1).
5. Explain the IRB process and the need for an IRB approval (Module 1).
6. Explain how 2nd Generation Multivariate Analysis tools differ from 1st Generation tools (Module 2).
7. Discuss how a measurement model is assessed (Module 2).
8. Explain how a path, or structural model is assessed (Module 2).
9. Explain how different statistical tools use different statistics for assessing measurement models and variable relationships (Module 2).
10. Discuss how researchers don’t always cover the same aspects for the measurement model or variable relationship testing (Module 2).
11. Explain the measurement and structural model on a paper related to their topic of interests (Module 2).
12. Assess how 2nd Generation Multivariate Analyses tools differ from 1st Generation Tools (Module 3).
Assess a measurement model (Module 3).
13. Make a regression model, path, or structural model assessment (Module 3).
14. Explain how different statistical tools use different statistics for assessing measurement models and variable relationships (Module 3).
15. Explain how different researchers use what may (or may not) be the same constructs/variables in different studies (Module 3).
16. Explain how the constructs/variables that a student may use in future research behaved in past studies (Module 3).
17. Identify the research problems, questions, and hypothesis, and associated model of any research paper (Module 4).
18. Explain the sources for various parts of the measurement instrument (Module 4).
19. Explain the appropriateness of the measurement instrument (Module 4).
20. Explain composition and characteristics of the sample (Module 4).
21. Analyze the results of the relationships of the variables in the model (via regression or structural analysis) (Module 4).
22. Demonstrate additional practical experience in assessing how 2nd Generation Multivariate Analysis tools differ from 1st Generation tools (Module 5).
23. Assess a measurement model using alternate tools (Module 5).
24. Make a regression model, path, or structural model assessment using alternate tools (Module 5).
25. Demonstrate increased proficiency in explaining how different researchers use what may (or may not) be the same constructs/variables in different studies (Module 5).
26. Demonstrate increase proficiency in explaining how the constructs/variables that a student may use in future research behaved in past studies (Module 5).
27. Reflect upon and integrate course concepts (Module 6).

Module 6 Assignment

• Participate in a Discussion in which you will reflect on course concepts.
• Prepare and submit a Reflective Essay.