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Factorial designs: Making the connection between hypotheses, follow-ups and conclusions

This exercise is designed to help students understand that the researcher’s hypotheses should guide which means are compared following a significant interaction. Students will see how the hypothesis alters what means are examined, thus impacting the conclusions that are drawn when a statistically significant interaction is found.

Factorial Design, Hypotheses, Interactions


Author: Alisa D. McArthur
St. Mary’s University College
alisa.mcarthur@stmu.ab.ca

Posted: Tuesday, July 26, 2011