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Unformatted text preview: o See if the items can reliably go together (run a cronbach’s alpha test) o If they do go together, create the index TEST • P-value = Sig. (2-tailed) must be smaller than .05 to be significant • R-value = Pearson Correlation must be larger than .3 to be significant • Nova – • T-test – • Frequencies – include mean and SD • Chi-square – • Correlations – • Factor analysis – • Cronbach’s alpha – know how to read how scores will change if items are deleted, alpha must be greater than .7 PAPER • Include the strength of relationship in correlations • EC – 1 point on paper grade if we write a press release about research project findings due on the 4 th o “researchers at UGA found…” primary story o “undergraduate students did original research” secondary story o 1-2 quotes from us, possibly a quote from Dr. Sweetser o 2 page max; examples on De.li.cious page...
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- Fall '09
- Statistics, Correlation and dependence, Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient, Spearman's rank correlation coefficient, strong relationship, research project findings