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
This activity provides students with 8 descriptions of research and asks them to identify elements of the research design in order to match the most appropriate statistic to the study. An answer
Using a current news headline as inspiration, this activity has students develop a research idea into a working hypothesis.
Generating Quality Hypotheses; Generating Research
This activity practices the identification of independent and dependant variables. In addition, it has students practice forming operational definitions and hypotheses