8.31 - Variables Levels of Measurement Writing Research...

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Writing Research Questions (RQ) and Hypotheses Research questions ask about relationship o Use when previous research doesn’t leave you with enough to go on o RG1: What attributes of bird flu will be most salient and spur preventive health behavior? Salience means it resonates with you, what you care about, what you retain Hypotheses are predictive, directional o Use when previous research informs you enough that you are fairly confident you think you know o H1: Exposure to PR materials (IV) about health risk will result in increased vaccinations (DV). What is a research question? o You write a research question when no one has studied a particular area before o A research question should be open-ended o Ex. What is the relationship between cookies and weight? o When no one knows anything about the question at this point, you write the research questions What is a hypothesis? o
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