Lecture%203-%20Research%20Reports%2c%20Variables

Lecture%203-%20Research%20Reports%2c%20Variables - X Y *3....

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I. The Search For Research: Types of Research Reports *A. Primary research reports *Scholarly Journal Articles *Scholarly Texts *Conference Papers  *B. Secondary research reports  *Literature reviews in journals *Book Chapters   II. How Research is Presented: APA Style *A. A Typical Printed  Empirical Scholarly  Journal Article 
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1. Title 2. Abstract 3. Rationale/Literature Review 4. Method 5. Results 6. Discussion Limitations of this study  Future research  7. References  B. A Typical Submitted Article 1. All of the above, plus:  1. Title page Running Head Author Note
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2. Page guidelines 3. Title page, Abstract, References  all separate pages   II. Variables *A. Variable Defined *B. Compare to a Constant *C. Properties of Variables 1.  quantitative/continuous or  qualitative/discrete 2.  manipulated or not manipulated D. Types of Variables *1. Independent variables (IV, X)
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*2. Dependent Variables (DV, Y)
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Unformatted text preview: X Y *3. Explanatory vs. Extraneous Variables E. Variables and Cause *1. There is some relationship between two variables *2. IV must precede the DV (time order) *3. Nonspuriousness Try it out *1. viewing a movie, heart rate time of day *2. violence, watching the Super Bowl, length of marriage *3. communication, gender dating relationship satisfaction *4. gender, age, talk time *5. age, experience with public speaking, communication apprehension III. Research Questions *A. Defined *B. Types of research and RQs 1. Exploratory or Descriptive Studies RQ1: How do people define conflict? RQ1: How many people attend movies per week in the United States? *2. Explanatory studies RQ1: What is the relationship between movie viewing and relational conflict? *C. When do I advance a research question?...
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