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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: Developing a Research Idea Using Headlines

Using a current news headline as inspiration, this activity has students develop a research idea into a working hypothesis.

Generating Quality Hypotheses; Generating Research Ideas; Identifying Independent and Dependent Variables; Operational Definitions

Author: Natalie Ciarocco

Monmouth University

Posted: Monday, May 31, 2010