PIA #1 - in this study A Student and the teacher B Survey...

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Title of Research: Teaching Evaluations (Green) Researcher’s Name: Sojattra Soeung Researcher’s signature, if required: ____________________________________________ 1.) Briefly describe the research procedure: The research study, Teaching Evaluations, consisted of three parts with questions ranging from what year of schooling and major one is in, to rating of professors and their teaching methods. Each student is split up into four different colored groups, with a different survey for every color. 2.) Is this study best described as (check one option and then answer the relevant questions directly below your choice): CORRELATIONAL? ___Yes ___ EXPERIMENTAL? ______ 3.) Based upon what you observed, Based upon what you observed, identify two variables that will probably what was an important independent be shown to be correlated in this study. variable
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Unformatted text preview: in this study? A.) Student and the teacher __________________________ B.) Survey and the Student __________________________ 4.) Do you expect a positive or What was an important dependent negative correlation? Why? variable ? I think that that the correlation would be __________________________ neither positive or negative because the __________________________ ratings could vary greatly, leaving scattered dots. 5.) What were the limitations of the research in which you participated and how would you improve upon the procedures used in this study? (For example, were there any potential confounding variables that remained uncontrolled? Explain your answer.) One limitation of the survey was that one was not able to explain themselves for why they chose that particular rating. Another would be asking personal questions involving the school and their teachers. Finally, some participants could randomly be filling in the survey just to get it done....
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course PSY 113 taught by Professor Singh during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.

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PIA #1 - in this study A Student and the teacher B Survey...

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