Discussion Questions: Respond to two (2) of the four (4) questions.
1. In writing the cover letter to accompany a survey, novice researchers often stress the immediacy of their need for the data.
2. Is this the best approach to take in the cover letter? If not, what do you recommend instead?
3. You are studying the effectiveness of two different resident adolescent drug treatment programs. Program A is used at Summerhill adolescent facility. Program B is used at Winterdale adolescent facility. Because random assignment to treatments is not possible in this situation, what can you, the researcher does to minimize possible effects of sample bias?
4. After completing planned analyses, you the researcher must interpret the results of statistical tests. Note several steps that are involved in your interpretation.