Week 5 RSCH 8210.docx - Discussion Scholar-practitioners must present accurate and precise information a scholarpractitioner should not be creating data

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Discussion: Scholar-practitioners must present accurate and precise information, a scholar- practitioner should not be creating data or eliminating data from the research they do. The authors of the research mentioned that in their research they found statistically significant results and proclaim their research a meaningful contribution to literature. The authors wrote in the footnote of the research that they “relax” the alpha level to .10. Frankfort-Nachmias & Leon- Guerrero (2015) described this level as: “ Alpha (α) The level of probability at which the null hypothesis is rejected. It is customary to set alpha at the .05, .01, or .001 level” (p.274). The authors of the research gave an alpha level higher than normal which normal is approximately . 05, .01, or .001. The higher the alpha level the higher the probability to make a Type 1 error. This error means that even if the null hypothesis is correct there would be a probability that it would be denied; in this case, there is a 10% probability that the null hypothesis would be denied even

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• Summer '17
• Statistics, Null hypothesis, Statistical hypothesis testing, SAGE Publications, Thousand Oaks, alpha level

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