Dykeman Article Evaluation

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D y k e m a n E v a l u a t i o n | 1 Dykeman Article Evaluation Keith Bleim Dr. Giselle Gourrier November 8, 2010
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D y k e m a n E v a l u a t i o n | 2 On the surface, “The Effects of Family Conflict Resolution on Children’s Classroom Behavior” article by Bruce Dykeman suggests a reasonably resounding piece to support the study’s findings. However, upon closer review I found flaws, irregularities, and an overall lack of a complete study is evident. I am not saying that this particular study does not touch on a very important issue or does not have some very helpful insight. I am saying that it was not conducted in a real-life setting or with real circumstances. For example, it is clearly not a very accurate representation of the population for which this study is directed towards. That is, students placed on referral to special education for negative behavior associated with family dissolution. That population is so broad in scope and the sample is too small to give a true and accurate result. The issue of family conflict is one of great concern across America and perhaps the world where more and more children are caught in the middle of family discord, parental separation
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2010 for the course PSY PSY 325 taught by Professor Moore,w during the Spring '10 term at Ashford University.

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