Paper #4 Notes and Rubric for the 100% online course
(This paper will NOT BE INCLUDED in your final RP)
50 points possible
This is the paper that is unethical and irrelevant to actually include in a research proposal (RP). In short, you are to make up data that reflects that whatever you were proposing to do in your paper #3 worked, or got better.
Paper #4 is relatively simple. Basically, make pictures, ie., graphs, charts, tables, etc that reflect your data (the data will indicate that something has changed or gotten better). Underneath the chart/etc explain to your readers what the chart/graph/etc indicates.
1.I will post previously posted RPs in Course Documents*, specifically those with Chapter Four(s).
a.* its in PURPLE below the black examples.
2.Discuss overall plans for analysis of each data set.
3.Then, in Course Docs, look at the Independent/dependent variables attachment and scroll down to the 3rd page. There, look at descriptions of nominal/ordinal/interval/ratio descriptions.
4.Next, categorize your data, ie., your survey is ordinal data, for example.
a.Decide the type of data your variables represent (nominal, ordinal, interval or ratio);
5.And finally, look at the Statistics flow charts also in Course Docs.
a.Youll see two flow charts where youll find different paths to figure out how you might analyze your data with higher level, more sophisticated techniques to analyze your data.
6.Discuss using tests of significance, a correlation, mixed methods, other
7.If your number of subjects is 30+ be sure to look at Choosing a Statistical Test also in Course Docs.
-Describe how mean/median/mode and standard deviation will help you to understand the data collected;
oThis is a critical juncture. In brief, if the number of subjects you have in your study is fewer than 30 youll simply look at mean/median/mode and discuss it accordingly.
oIf you have more than 30 youll probably (but not always, it will depend) be able to conduct some significant testing, and look at how to calculate a standard deviation (in Course Docs). Well look at the bell curve and discuss via Zoom.
oFor significance testing look at the notes titled Statistics for Probability. Well discuss this online.
Also look at Statistical Significance an Overview in Web Links.
8.Discuss overall plans for analysis of the data as a whole.