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Discovering the Scientist Within offers an utterly unique approach to the research methods course. Rather than taking students through statistical methods one at a time, the authors provide a series of realistic and engaging case studies with each design-focused chapter presenting a single study start to finish. View More

Discovering the Scientist Within

Activity: Conducting a t-test for Independent Means

This activity leads students through conducting a t-test for Independent Means using a two group design. Students determine the statistical analysis to use, indentify the independent and dependent variables, set up a data file, enter the provided data, run the appropriate analysis, and summarize the results.

t-test for Independent Means; SPSS Calculation; Identifying IVs & DVs; Interpretation of Output

Author: Natalie Ciarocco & Jaclyn Racaniello

Monmouth University

Posted: Wednesday, May 19, 2010