Mock Pseudo-Study Application

Mock Pseudo-Study Application

 

Mock Pseudo-Study Application

Hypotheses: Formulate null and research hypotheses to adequately investigate your research question. If your study will investigate multiple hypotheses, add additional rows as needed.

“H” _”0″ :
“H” _1:

Variables: Identify the relevant variables and the associated levels of measurement for your study. If your study will include multiple independent/dependent variables, add additional rows as needed.

Independent: Level:
Dependent: Level:

Population and Sample: Write your population and sample in the field below.

Sample Size: Report the appropriate sample size for your study and detail how it was calculated in the field below.

Mock Pseudo-Study Template

 

Descriptive Statistics: Complete the following in the tables below:
Identify a minimum of 2 descriptive statistics that will be used to organize and describe the mock data “collected” from your sample population. Justify the appropriateness of each procedure. For example, consider the question: How will the statistical procedure support your research question?
Generate mock data for your sample.
Run each descriptive procedure in Microsoft Excel and paste the Excel output for each descriptive statistic.
Include a graphic representation for each procedure.
Prepare a summary that describes the results of each descriptive procedure.
Descriptive Statistics #1
Justification of Procedure Appropriateness
Generation of Mock Data
Excel Output
Graphic Representation
Summary of Results
Descriptive Statistics #2
Justification of Procedure Appropriateness
Generation of Mock Data
Excel Output
Graphic Representation
Summary of Results

Inferential Statistics: Complete the following in the table below:

Identify an inferential test for your pseudo mock-study using the Which Stats Test tool located on the SAGE Research Methods page under the Research Tools tab. Report the suggested test and provide a brief justification to support the appropriateness of the suggested test. For example, consider the question: How will the test support your research question? Investigate the procedures associated with your suggested test using SAGE Research Methods.
Run your suggested test in Microsoft Excel and paste the Excel output from your test in the area provided below.
Provide a brief analysis of the output.
Reflect on your findings.
Suggested Test and Justification
Excel Output
Analysis
Reflection of Findings