EDU 3700 chapter 1 homework

EDU 3700 chapter 1 homework - LaSaundra Maynor July 9, 2011...

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LaSaundra Maynor July 9, 2011 EDU 3700 Chapter 1 2. Define the terms parameter and statistic. Be sure that the concepts of population and sample are included in your definitions. 4. A researcher plans to compare two treatment conditions by measuring one sample in treatment 1 and a second sample in treatment 2. The researcher will then compare the scores for the two treatments. If there is a difference between the two groups of scores, a. Briefly explain how the difference may have been caused by the treatments. b. Briefly explain how the difference simply may be sampling error. 6. Describe the goal of an experimental research study and identify the two elements that are necessary for an experiment to achieve its goal.
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8. Downs and Abwender (2002) found neurological deficits in soccer players who are routinely hit on the head with soccer balls compared to swimmers,who are also athletes but who are not regularly hit in the head. Is this an example of an experimental or a nonexperimental study?
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This note was uploaded on 07/09/2011 for the course EDU 3700 taught by Professor Dunnnavon during the Spring '11 term at N.C. State.

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