What are Some Views of Personal and Social Development
Erikson's stage of psychosocial development
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Trust vs. Mistrust
First year
Sense of trust
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Autonomy vs. Shame & Doubt
1-3 years
Maintaining autonomy while facing increasing social demands (morals)
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Chapter 2: Cognitive, Language, and Literacy Development
Before Reading: What do you Know
I know that children are always growing. They grow fast and grow in many ways. They
grow physically, cognitively and through language.
Key Terms
Bioecological approa
Gabby Houser
Chapter 1
Before reading: What I Know About this Topic
Teaching takes a lot of patience and knowledge of the subject. Teachers are mainly good
with children and most teachers are born with naturally good teaching skills.
Notes and Observation
EDPSY 406
SLR Practice Problem #1
A reading researcher knows that there is a strong relationship between the number of
books a student reads per week (on average) and the number of words a student can read per
minute. The researcher collects the following
Simple Linear Regression Example
Performance on the SAT is widely known to be one of the most accurate predictors of college
success that we know of today. Many universities actually will take applicants SAT scores to
predict performance in college, and u
Yu Hu
Questions for Working Mothers and Young Children
Question 1: In the book, the Sociology of Childhood, it emphasis the importance of social policy
regarding maternity, family leave, child care and early childhood education. I dont think the policymak
EDPSY 406
ANOVA Practice Lab
One-Way ANOVA Example:
Scenario:
A local school superintendent was hearing complaints from parents that students at some high
schools seemed to be getting higher SAT scores than students at other high schools in the district.
EDPSY 406
Sample Part/Partial correlation problem
(From Glass & Hopkins, p. 167, with some minor changes)
A math teacher wants to find the correlation between math ability and gains in
achievement after a certain unit of instruction. The researcher has a
Multiple Comparisons
The Tukey Method (also called Tukeys Honest Significant Difference, or HSD)
The Tukey Method is a way of comparing all possible pairs of group means. The way this
method works is that we start by listing all means in order from larges
Factorial ANOVA: Important Concepts and Equations
Keep in mind that, for this class, we will mainly only work with balanced designs (i.e., the
sample sizes for each cell will be equal).
This is the notation we will be using. Be sure you are comfortable wi
Factorial ANOVA: Important Concepts and Equations
Keep in mind that, for this class, we will mainly only work with balanced designs (i.e., the
sample sizes for each cell will be equal).
This is the notation we will be using. Be sure you are comfortable wi
EDPSY 406: Applied Statistical Inference for the Behavioral Sciences
M W F 4:40-5:30 105 Chambers
The Pennsylvania State University
Spring 2012
Instructor: Michael Cook
Office: 102 Verizon Building
Email: mac397@psu.edu
Office Hours: M 3-4, R 2-3, by appo
EDPSY 406 Pretest
Name:_
Directions: Please answer each of the following questions as completely as possible.
Remember, this is not a graded test! The purpose of this test is just to see what you know as you
enter this course.
#1.A sample of five people w
EDPSY 406 Pretest
Name:_
Directions: Please answer each of the following questions as completely as possible.
Remember, this is not a graded test! The purpose of this test is just to see what you know as you
enter this course.
#1.A sample of five people w
EDPSY 406
Quiz #4
Name:_
A local elementary school has been looking at several new reading comprehension programs, as
standardized test scores have revealed a deficiency in reading comprehension skills at this
particular elementary school. The school has
EDPSY 406 Review Sheet
The following is a list of the major concepts that you should be familiar with for the
midterm exam on Wednesday, 2/29. While this is not an all-inclusive list, this should at
least help guide your studying. If you have any question
EDPSY 406
Quiz #3
Name:_
#1. Yao, a promising educational researcher, believes that, at a certain high school, socioeconomic status (SES) of students families has a significant impact on GPA. To test this theory,
Yao collected data on students GPA and the
EDPSY 406
Lab #3
Name:_Yu Hu_
This portion of HW #3 is worth 10 out of the 25 possible points. Please attach relevant
SPSS output with your responses to each of the questions. Questions that are answered
with output only and no explanation will receive NO
EDPSY 406
HW #2 (Lab portion)
Name:_
For this section, please use SPSS or another statistical package of your choice to perform the
appropriate data analysis. When answering these questions, please supply relevant output to
support your answer. Output onl
Part 2: Using SPSS
For this section, you will be entering data into SPSS and running a multiple regression analysis.
Using relevant output, please answer the following questions. DO NOT just paste in output with
no explanation. Output only will result in
EDPSY 406
HW #3
Name:_
This portion of the homework will be worth 15 out of a total of 25 points. Please be sure to
show your calculations when necessary!
#1. Gulab has just conducted a study where he examined the effects of socioeconomic status
(SES) and
EDPSY 406
HW #2
Name:_
NOTE: This is only the HW part of the next take-home assignment. The lab portion will be
posted later in the week, and we will dedicate class on Friday, 2/24 to work on it.
#1.
Tests of Between-Subjects Effects
Source
Type III Sum o
EDPSY 406
HW #1
Name:_
Part 1: Short Answer
Please answer the following questions as concisely as possible. For questions that involve
calculations, please show ALL of your work so I may award partial credit when necessary. For
other questions, try to lim
EDPST 406
Basic ANOVA concepts
In one-way ANOVA, we are trying to compare the means of three (or more) groups. Put another
way, we are trying to analyze where all of the variance in Y is coming from. In one-way
ANOVA, there are two possible sources of var
One Way ANOVA sample problem
Scenario: Charlyn, a researcher interested in methods of math education, wanted to see the
effects of two different cutting edge math programs on student achievement. To test this,
Charlyn randomly selected 30 students, assign
EDPSY 406
2/3/11
Review of Independent and
Dependent T-tests
Independent vs. Dependent
Remember,
there are two different types
of t-tests
An
independent t-test compares two
different, unrelated groups
For example, males/females, smokers/non-
smokers, e