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Unformatted text preview: (Example in Hannaway) High . More autonomy Low . Less autonomy 0 . Non-urban 1 . Urban Correlation does not tell any causal relationship. (Example) Research question: Does parent involvement increases their childs achievement? Evidence: There exists strong positive correlation between parent involvement at school and students achievement. Possible explanations: Parent involvement causes increases in achievement. Higher achievement increases parent involvement. Some other third variable influences both parent involvement and student achievement (e.g., parents attitude toward the importance of education)....
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- Spring '07