Research Design Sample

Research Design Sample


Factors Influencing Dependent Measures
         Title          Scale Type    Scale Value  Stat Method  Comparisons #HOs
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1. Access to Computers  categorical     2(F, M)      ANOVA      3 (a,b,c)    3
2. Academic Major       categorical  2(Arts, Sci.)   ANOVA      3 (a,b,c)    3
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7. Age                  interval        years     Regression    3 (a,b,c)    3
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Dependent Measures
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     Title                         Instrument                     Values 
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a)  Attitude          (18 item survey 5 point likert scale)      mean (1-5)
b)  Ease of Use.      (17 item survey 5 point likert scale)      mean (1-5)
b)  zzzzzz.           (12 item survey 5 point likert scale)      mean (1-5)


Population Samples
  550 (250 female 200 male) from …


Hypotheses
1aF.  Faculty with a greater degree of computer access will have better 
      attitudes toward online instruction.
1aS.  Students with a greater degree of computer access will have better 
      attitudes toward online instruction.
1bF.  Faculty with a greater degree of computer access will value online instruction higher.
1bS.  Students with a greater degree of computer access will value online instruction higher.
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7aF.  Younger faculty will have a better attitudes toward online instruction.
7aS.  Younger students will have a better attitudes toward online instruction.
7bF.  Younger faculty will value online instruction higher.
7bS.  Younger students will value online instruction higher.  ??
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