## Activity: Peer Review of an APA Introduction Section

This activity provides students with guidance as they conduct a peer review of a fellow student’s APA introduction. Click here for a link to the assignment

This activity provides students with guidance as they conduct a peer review of a fellow student’s APA introduction. Click here for a link to the assignment

In this assignment (created by Dr. Kimberly A. Barchard and Dr. Leiszle Lapping-Carr), students learn how to use SPSS to conduct a single sample t-test and calculate a confidence interval and how to interpret the output for both. A detailed grading rubric is included. This assignment was designed to be completed with an existing dataset …

This activity gives students practice evaluating statistical information by placing them in the role of a therapist who needs to purchase software for her practice. It also helps show students the value of understanding concepts from research/statistics in contexts other than doing research. This activity should take approximately 15-20 minutes. Students could work individually or …

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One of the challenges instructors face when discussing conceptual and operational definitions of variables is helping students to understand that the operational definition of a variable involves measuring the variable in a concrete, quantitative manner. The practice activity asks students to identify the relevant variables of interest and then suggest ways that these variables can …

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