Brittany Ima1 - M = 2.41 SD =.91 to sophomore year GPA M...

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Brittany Iman Br417485 Hw 5 1. The Repeated Measure tool was used in SPSS for this output. 2. A researcher was interested in the progression of GPA throughout a standard 4 year undergraduate career. He conducts and tracks 30 students from their first semester in college until they graduate, noting their GPA at the end of each academic year. He then conducted a within subjects ANOVA on the data. The results of the NOVA indicated a significant effect in the students GPA from their freshman year to their senior year ( F (3, 87) = 64.28, p <.01). Follow-up within subjects indicated a linear effect increasing from freshman year GPA (
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Unformatted text preview: M = 2.41, SD =.91) to sophomore year GPA ( M =2.43, SD =.80) through junior year GPA ( M =2.71, SD =.71) and through senior year GPA ( M =2.93, SD =.67; F (1, 29) = 78.02, p <.01). There was also a significant quadratic effect ( F (1, 29) = 18.92, p <.01) suggesting a sharp increase in the junior year GPA. There was also a significant cubic effect ( F (1, 29) = 25.28, p <.01) suggesting an increase in the senior year. Overall there is a significant difference in the progression of the GPA for an undergraduate in a standard 4 year career program....
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