PCN 540 Week 4 Data Collection

Organizing, Summarizing, and Analyzing Data


This assignment is one in a
progression of assignments that will move you toward your final research
proposal. Refer to the Final Research Proposal document for information about
the final proposal.


Building upon the research question
and nonexperimental design method you completed in Module 3, create some
hypothetical quantitative data from your data collection method. Write a paper
(500-750 words) that addresses the following:


  1. Describe the processes you would use to organize the
    data to prepare for analysis.


  1. What is the level of measurement you are using?


  1. What processes would you use to inspect your data? What
    descriptive statistics would you graph and compute for your data?


  1. Provide these descriptive statistics on the
    hypothetical data you have described for this assignment.


Include at least two scholarly
references in addition to the textbook in your paper.


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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