PSY 225 Week 1 Assignment Planning an Experiment



Create an experiment that tests the
following scenario: You work for the Educational Curriculum Company as a
curriculum developer. Your company has created a new reading program (E-Z-Read)
to be used in elementary schools. Your task is to design a way of testing this
new program at Desert Mountain Elementary School.



The principal has allowed you to have access to two classrooms: Miss Jones's
and Mrs. Brown's classrooms.



Prepare a report of 500-750 words that describes the hypothesis, participants,
experimental group, control group, independent variable, dependent variable,
and how you are going to make the two groups equivalent at the beginning of the
experiment.



Also, discuss why correlations and case studies would not be useful for this
type of study.



Your paper must include a minimum of one source.



Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style
Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not
required. 



You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.  Refer to the
directions in the Student Success Center.  Only Word documents can be
submitted to Turnitin.

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