Project Notes

Fall 2008 Assignments:

Article Review
Topic and Hypothesis
Instrument Design
Excel data entry
Descriptive Statistics
Hypothesis Testing

Fall 2009 Assignments:

New Assignment 1
1) Pick one of 4 topics,

2) Read the one article assigned to the topic and find two additional articles that have to be approved by your TA from approved journals

New Assignment 2
Write a literature review for your topic.

This literature review led to one required hypothesis and one hypothesis they had to write.

New Assignment 3:

Provide students with independent and dependent variables for each project. Operationalize a third variable.

The idea here is to apply the lessons of measurement and operationalization to a third concept. For example, the assignment could require that they would need to design 4 items to measure their own construct.