Clayton Granch
CJ 301
Assignment #1
After reading Chapter 1 and Additional Material under the Learning Modules: Chapter 1:
Main Points  Theory and Measurement, answer the following questions.
Due date: Sunday, January 31 (by midnight)
*15 points total
NA
1. Geographic region is measured as northwest, southwest, Midwest,
northeast, and southeast. The variable is measured at the _
_ level of measurement.
a.
b.
c.
d.
nominal
ordinal
interval
ratio
Answer: Ordinal
2. While variables can be discrete or contin


PART 1 INDEPENDENT PROJECT A CHAPTER 8
Show your work (attach all tables)
Using the BINGE.SAV data file, (data set is attached under the
assignment) create a cross tabulation that measures the association
between membership in a fraternity or sororit
CJ 301
INDEPENDENT PROJECT 2
CHAPTER 5
Due date: November 1 Sunday by midnight
20 Points
Name: CJ301 M71
INDEPENDENT PROJECT 2 CHAPTER 5
Please move carefully through this assignment, thinking about what statistical tool you
need to use from your SPSS out
STEP 1 Install the SPSS Software Package
Insert the CD ROM into your CD ROM drive and follow the instructions. If you
have downloaded SPSS from another source such as eacademy follow the provided
instructions
STEP 2 Chapter 3 Using SPSS
I strongly recomm
Use the SPSS software and the data set: (2004)GSS.SAV (attached)
recode the variable for political party identification (PARTYID) into a
NEW variable that uses the following old values to create the following
new categories:
1 thru 2 = 1= Democrat
3 thru
CJ 301
Independent Project 1
UNIVARIATE ANALASYS: CHAPTER 4 SPSS
Due date: April 3 Sunday by midnight
30 Points
PLEASE BE CAREFUL: THERE ARE 2 PARTS
Name: Clayton Granch
PART 1 INDEPENDENT PROJECT A CHAPTER 4
Please move carefully through this assignment
CJ 301
Assignment # 4 Measures of Dispersion
Please answer each of the following questions.
In order to complete this assignment please read the lecture: Measures of Dispersion under
Learning Modules. (RANGE, MEAN DEVIATION, VARIANCE, STANDARD
DEVIATION).
CJ 301
Assignment #2
Please read Chapters 2 & 3 in your textbook and the Notes under the Learning Modules
in order to complete this assignment. You must have the SPSS either downloaded on your
computer or you are using one at NMSU main campus please let m
3.
_Distribution_
2 points
7
4
3
2
Calculate the MEAN for the distribution. The mean for this distribution is 4
4.
We can use the mode as a measure of central tendency at all four levels of measurement
(nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio). 2 points
a)
a) primary
b) secondary
1. To open a data file, the sequence of SPSS steps is
_File_ , _Open_,
_Data_.
2. To save your work, go under the _File_ menu to Save As.
6. In a survey instrument, a question asks In a typical week, how often do you exercise
enoug
4. Your measure of daily cigarette use asks: How many cigarettes do you typically have
in a day? 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, etc. Daily cigarette use is a
_Ordinal_ level of measurement.
a.
b.
c.
d.
nominal
ordinal
ratio
interval
Answer: B
5
8. Briefly explain what is the difference between reliability and validity.
Answer: Validity is essentially the correctness of an answer. For something to have validity it
has to be true. Where as reliability is that each time you test something the answe
CJ 301
Assignment # 4 Measures of Dispersion
Please answer each of the following questions.
In order to complete this assignment please read the lecture: Measures of Dispersion under
Learning Modules. (RANGE, MEAN DEVIATION, VARIANCE, STANDARD
DEVIATION).
CJ 301
Assignment #6
CONFIDENCE INTERVAL  CI
You must read and use the CI module while working on this assignment
Confidence Interval module. (Also, use the Z score and the T score table, Be
careful!).
Please show all of your working out so I am able to
CJ 301
Assignment #2
Please read Chapters 2 & 3 in your textbook and the Notes under the Learning Modules
in order to complete this assignment. You must have the SPSS either downloaded on your
computer or you are using one at NMSU main campus please let m
CJ 301
Assignment #5
Z SCORE
Please answer each of the following questions. Also, INTERPRET your answers.
You must use the lecture for this week while working on this assignment
Z score module under the Learning Modules. (Also, use the Z score table).
Du
CJ 301 Advanced Research Methods
Due date: March 13 Sunday by midnight
LATE EXAMS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!
That is subject to NO negotiation.
Your name: _
Work hard to make certain that the results you have are accurate based on
class material. Use T table
CJ 301
Assignment #3
Please answer each of the following questions.
Also, INTERPRET your answers.
Example: It makes no sense to simply report a mean of 2.5. It does make sense to report
a mean of 2.5 arrests.
In order to complete this assignment you must
Clayton Granch
CJ 301
Assignment #1
After reading Chapter 1 and Additional Material under the Learning Modules: Chapter 1:
Main Points  Theory and Measurement, answer the following questions.
Due date: Sunday, January 31 (by midnight)
*15 points total
NA
34.4=1.4=1.96
Question: What is the standard deviation? 4 points
4.15
6
What is the standard deviation for the following distribution : 4 points
113.6=12.6=158.76
813.6=5.6=31.36
513.6=8.6=73.96
413.6=9.6=92.16
513.6=8.6=73.96
20.741 is the standar
13.department. The number of lefthanded students in each class is: 4, 5, 40,
3, 2, 1. (2 points)
Question: What is the range?
401=39
14.What is the mode for the following distribution of scores? (2 points)
Eye Color
Blue
Frequenc
y
700
Brown
200
Hazel
8
When appropriate and possible, express your answer in the same units as the
variable. For example, if the question asks for the mean years of formal
education and you have calculated the mean to be 18.44, your answer should
be expressed as 18.44 years of
word prison is mentioned on the local news pages. At the end of the week,
the students report their totals.
The mean result is 40, with a standard deviation of 20.
The distribution of scores is normal. (7 points)
Question: How many students would be expec
Calculator: invnorm on the calculator with a percentile of 95% mean 50 and sd 10 it tells me that
you have to score at least a 64.5 to be in the top 5 percent of scores.
Yes he would be accepted
10. Assume you have administered a test to random sample of
Score
Z score
% Area Above
% Area Below
a) 437
.63
73.57
26.43
b) 526
.26
39.74
60.26
4. For a normal distribution where the mean is 50 and the standard deviation is
8, what is the area:

Between the scores of 30 and 65? (2 points)
The area is 96.34 per
Please answer the following questions:
1. You are interested in the effects of release with aftercare for a small
number of drug offenders. The number of additional months without
drug use for a sample of 6 offenders is recorded. The data on the six
(6) s
1. What is the epsilon comparing binge drinking between respondents who think religion
is a IMPORTANT ACTIVITY and those respondents who think religion is NOT AN
IMPORTANT ACTIVITY?
Important: 56.8%53.2%=3.6%
Not Important: 46.8%43.2%=3.6%
2. What perce
1. How many people believe that homosexual relations are ALWAYS wrong?
49.4%
2. Do more or less than half of the sample believe in life after death?
More than half
3. Do any of the findings from the four frequency distributions surprise you?
Why of why no
CJ 301
INDEPENDENT PROJECT 2
CHAPTERS 5, 6, 7
Due date: April 17 Sunday by midnight
30 Points
Name: _
THERE ARE 2 PARTS:
PART I:
INDEPENDENT PROJECT 2 CHAPTER 5
Please move carefully through this assignment, thinking about what statistical tool you
need t
CJ 301
Assignment #3 20 Points
Due Sunday February 12, 11:59 MST
Please answer each of the following questions.
Also, INTERPRET your answers.
Example: It makes no sense to simply report a mean of 2.5. It does make sense to report a mean of 2.5
arrests.
In
CJ 301
Assignment #4 20 Points
Measures of Dispersion
Due Sunday February 19, 11:59pm MST
Please answer each of the following questions.
In order to complete this assignment please read the lecture: Measures of Dispersion under Learning
Modules. (RANGE, M
CJ 301
Assignment #3 20 Points
Due Sunday February 12, 11:59 MST
Please answer each of the following questions.
Also, INTERPRET your answers.
Example: It makes no sense to simply report a mean of 2.5. It does make sense to report a mean of 2.5
arrests.
In