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    Exploring the Logic of Experimental Design 1. Jackson even-numbered Chapter Exercises (p. 244) #2. What possible confounds can you identify in this study? There are three confounds in the health magazine depression study that might have impacted the study and the observed findings. First, there does not appear to be a control group. The study was for nine months long, mortality within the length of the study could have an effect. To conduct this kind of study, however, requires many more subjects and may be more difficult to match relevant subjects, making it more susceptible to mortality confounds as well" (By matching participants in this way groups can be made, n.d.). If the subjects that dropped out were the most depressed, it would be…

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    The identification of the right research design is critical for any research study. The research designs are frameworks to complete the research process on time like the project management framework that is used for managing and controlling complex projects to achieve critical milestones on time. It is important to control and manage variables in order to mitigate errors in various assumptions that are made to get best possible data. The experimental designs will provide a platform for…

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    The field of epidemiology relies on the collection of data to come to an unbiased conclusion about any particular outbreak or epidemic. There are two types of study designs; observational and experimental and within each design there are different types of approaches to collect data. Experimental study design is used when a researcher is attempting to alter something to verify their hypothesis. The different approaches to this design are; Randomized Controlled Trials (RCT) and…

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    Budget Justification Personnel Vijaya M. Lella (also known as L. Vijaya Mohan Rao), Ph.D. Principal Investigator, 3.6 calendar months effort and salary. The P.I. will devote 30% of his effort on the proposed grant. He will assume overall responsibility for the proposed project, which includes supervision of all personnel involved in the project, planning, the design of experimental approaches, the close review of the data, data analysis & interpretation, preparation of manuscripts, and decisions…

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    Experimental designs in education provide a direct link to the research problem and facilitate the development of a logical chain of reasoning based on the interplay among investigative techniques, data and hypotheses to reach justifiable conclusion. They are ideal for establishing whether one or more factors caused change in an outcome because of their strong ability to enable fair comparisons. Different people have however, criticized the use of experimental design in education. They believe…

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    As previously stated, our participants are 13-17 years old African Americans in Baltimore City, the group we identify is experimental (randomized/treatment group) and our data source will come from Baltimore Center or Disease Control and School-based data base. From this evaluation design, our outcome is to initiate an evaluation prevention program design to reduce the teenage pregnancy ages 13-17 in Baltimore City. The experimental (randomized/treatment group). This design engages…

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    BTM-7106-5 05-27-17 Dr. Emmet Fritch 1. Jackson (2012) even-numbered Chapter Exercises, p 360 Question 2. The psychology professor implemented weekly quizzes to only one section of the introductory psychology class to see if it would improve student learning. I would recommend a nonequivalent control group posttest only design for this quasi experiment because the nonequivalent control group is added as a comparison group in a random manner (Jackson, 2012). Question 4. The…

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    A weakness in this experimental design is the manual dilution of the Aquasol concentrations. This is because, if a random error were to occur, and the diluted Aquasol concentration does not result in the desired concentration, the validity, reliability, and precision of the results is majorly decreased. Whereas if the Aquasol concentrations were already previously diluted in a lab by professionals, or were bought in the correct concentrations, the reliability, validity, and precision of the…

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    research methods or designs, are used to observe and explain something that happens, used to collect and gather information, and analyze the information. Two types of quantitative research designs, used between groups, are the pretest-posttest control group design and within groups, the crossover design. According to Sheperis, Young, & Daniels (2010) the experimental research design is an attempt to maintain control and or alter one variable…

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    MEDSCI 725: EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN Ellynn Sy ANCOVA and More Complex Designs (Parametric Tests) Introduction Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) is most frequently used to refer to the statistical technique that combines regression and ANOVA [1]. It offers a way to obtain a more precise assessment of the effect of the experimental manipulations on the dependent variable. An ANCOVA design requires the measurement of one or more other variables. These variables are covariates, predictor, variables,…

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