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Discussion response - group. Using a scatter plot, the...

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Chelsea’s response Step 1 – Theory If a student is given ice cream for doing well on an exam, then the amount of time spent studying per student will increase. Step 2 – Hypothesis Because there is an extra incentive in addition to receiving a good grade, a student will spend more time studying for their exam as compared to if there was no extra incentive. Step 3 – Predictions The students will spend more time studying. The students’ grades will be higher on exams. The students will be more likely to pass the class. Step 4 – I would use a case study to follow the students’ study patterns for both a control group (no ice cream) and an experiment group (ice cream). I would then follow up with a correlational study to see if the students’ grades differed from group to
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Unformatted text preview: group. Using a scatter plot, the addition of an extra incentive (ice cream) could determine if grades increased due to more time studying. Step 5 The subject population would be students, elementary through college, to see if the extra incentive only affects students of a particular age group. Both genders would be considered. My question would be: to see if all participants like ice cream. I would also put in what amounts and frequency you would give it to them. Do they all attend the same school so they have the same curriculum and equal amount of exams? I like the ideas of immediate response incentives, especially with children since they wont see the fruits of their labors till adulthood. Nice Job. Its a Very creative study....
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