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  • Music Therapy Case Study Essay

    Notably, random sampling method was applied in the research. This ensures that error that result from bias are zero rated in the research. Moreover, random sampling is easy to apply as well as accurate in cases of large population under study, as was the case with music therapy. Overall, the selected sample represents 17 percent of entire population of study in the research conducted. However, the sample size is below 43%, which is the ideal percentage at 95% confidence interval. Therefore, it may lead to error emanating from small sample…

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  • Sample Case Analysis: Case 10.1 Motive Power Company

    Sample Case Analysis (Case 10.1) First read the case carefully. In this instance Cregg Hart is interested in knowing if the rivet diameter from a potential new supplier is the same as the diameter from their existing supplier. This lends itself naturally to do a confidence interval or suitable confidence level, say 95% or do a hypothesis test assuming the mean diameters from the two suppliers are the same. Next open the Excel file which you can download from CANVAS Excel files and into…

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  • Double-Placebo-Controlled Study

    that performance would change (2006). The subjects also did not take other supplements during and 6 weeks prior to the study. Therefore, the results were outcomes of the treatments. The study was a placebo-controlled, randomized, and double-blinded, which reduced the variability in results. The extended 10 week β-Alanine supplementation in 8 subjects allowed to examine the extended effect of β-Alanine; during this time, the doses increased. Baseline measurements were recorded prior to, during,…

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  • Cryptomnesia Case Study

    thought as an original idea (Cryptomnesia, 2011). 3. I know that the source is scholarly and credible because it was published by a well-known and respected journal and has the authors’ credentials. 4. The author is a respected authority on the topic and has published several articles. His work has been cited by many other researchers. 5. What reasons do students give for cheating? What can be done to prevent plagiarism? (Sisti, 2007) 6. Several other studies have been done with college…

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  • Why Do Consumers Use Social Media

    First, the sample size is small. 25 interviews do not give us a wide picture of why consumers may use social media. This is especially if the sample was a group of individuals living in the same area, having similar ethnic/racial background or proximate socio-economic status. We know that peoples’ consumptions’ preferences vary widely. Therefore, a bigger sample is required for this type of research. Second, the method of data analysis suffers from conceptual stretching. While implicit in the…

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  • Ethical Considerations

    It is my view that more needs to be done within the school if homophobic bullying is to be tackled and significantly reduced. It seems that schools/teachers need to create a more positive and social environment to ensure that all homophobic language and actions are challenged and eliminated. Although, this research project did not analyse the data collected from the questionnaires, it can be argued that the small sample size (one student teacher) has significant limitations on the results. A…

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  • Estimating A Deer Population Essay

    Pre-Lab Questions 1. A population is a group of the same species that live in the same area and sometimes compete or can mutually benefit one another. A group of organisms will only be considered a population if they live in the same area in space and time. N is the true population size for a given group of organisms. This number is unlikely to be completely known. Whereas N hat is an estimate of population size. 2. There are two methods of sampling, direct and indirect. Direct sampling is an…

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  • Consequences Of Predicting Adjustment During The Transition To College

    threatened when the study mentioned that out of the 48 students assessed only 5 students surveyed met the criteria for high levels of alexithymia. This is not a large enough sample size to draw strong conclusions about how well students adjust during college transition. The researchers utilized random selection when it would have been a stronger use of time and resources to potentially use purposive sampling. This seems to have been done when thinking about the universities representative…

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  • The Importance Of Pluency In Literature

    30 minutes per day, the performance of students and adults of differing mental capacities improved drastically with handicapped participants mastering skills they hadn’t been able to previously and students’ scores increased by “20-40 percentile points in national test scores” (2003). The studies were limited in that while providing data for improved performance among varying age groups of varying abilities the study did not offer any insight to the size of the samples nor how representative of…

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  • Essay On Hospital Noise

    The five research articles all identified an urgent need for sound reduction programs in hospitals. Negative effects of excessive hospital noise on both patients and staff were evident in the literature reviews of all five studies. All of the studies exhibited limitations and include recommendations for future research. Additional research is required to determine effective noise reduction interventions, although Caitlin et al. (2008) did find that earplugs improved both patient and staff…

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