Hypotheses - In other words, clearly express your...

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2/2/2011 1 Hypotheses 2.2.2011 Testing Theory Theories have to be empirically verified or falsified in a systematic, unbiased way. Hypotheses Ttb l di ti f th H H t Testable predictions from theory H 1 , H 2 , etc. Null hypotheses H 0 Hypotheses Empirical statement derived from theory. Should Be clear, simple, explicit Specify type and direction of causation Have comparison Have only one prediction
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Unformatted text preview: In other words, clearly express your prediction from theory and be falsifiable. Observation Verb and noun Noun single case of observation, single data point, n Value connected to observation Observations collections of cases Data: collection of cases and attached values....
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course POLI 301 taught by Professor Mcatee during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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