PSY 452 Week 8 CLC Exercise #3: Between-Subjects Designs
Drawing Appropriate Inferences and Writing in APA Format
This assignment is broken into 5
parts that are spaced out into different modules. For complete assignment
instructions, view the resource, "CLC: Exercise #3: Between-Subject
Psychology students need to learn
how to look at each factor within a study and the interaction between those
factors. This assignment will assist students in learning how to understand
this assignment, you will test the following hypotheses:
users of Facebook will have a significantly different level of self-esteem than
infrequent users of Facebook.
Definition of Frequent users- spend 2 hours
a day on Facebook.
Definition of Infrequent users- spend less
than 2 hours a day on Facebook.
Module 2: Part I – Survey
team member will access and complete the “Facebook Survey.” Save the survey
results for the next part of this assignment.
Module 4: Part II – Data Collection
data from the surveys of each team member:
all the answers to the questions specifically about self-esteem:
onto the survey results for the next part of the assignment.
Module 6: Final Study
Part III –T-Test
a team, you will use data you compiled (means from the average scores-
self-esteem questions only) from the surveys to calculate a T-test on the two
users of Facebook- separate mean
users of Facebook. – separate mean
Part IV – F-Ratio
the data you compiled from the surveys to calculate an F- ratio on the 4 groups
(4 means to calculate):
Frequent/Infrequent- separate means
your group consists of members of the same sex, then use ages to separate the
groups: For instance, “under-30, over-30, etc.”]
Part V– Compile the team’s final results into a
study (750-1,000 words) detailing the steps of the assignment. Include in your
Introduction- Briefly explain the reason for the
study. Include the hypothesis and how it was tested.
Method- briefly explain how the experiment was
Participants- How many? What were the relevant
characteristics (male/female, ages, etc.)?
Instrument- Briefly explain the survey used to
compile the data.
Procedure- Were there groups? How was data
compiled? How was the data measured? Make sure you clarify the study for the
Results- Record the mean differences on how you
scored on self-esteem in these different groups. How did you personally score
Discussion: Include interpretation of results,
ethical concerns, limitations of study, and suggestions for future research.
the hypothesis supported?
can you generalize from the study?
References- List all references of literature used
for this study.
the Final Study portion of this assignment according to the APA
guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
An abstract is not required.
the Final Study assignment as one deliverable to the instructor by the
end of Module 8.
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