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Assignment: Multiple Regression in Practice

Assignment: Multiple Regression in Practice

 

For this Assignment, you will continue your practice as a critical consumer of research. You will critically evaluate a scholarly article related to multiple regression.

To prepare for this Assignment:

  • Use the Course Guide and Assignment Help found in this week’s Learning Resources and search for a quantitative article that includes multiple regression testing. Also, you can use as guide the Research Design Alignment Table located in this week’s Learning Resources.

For this Assignment:

Write a 3- to 5-paragraphs critique of the article (2 to 3 pages). In your critique, include responses to the following:

  • Why did the authors use multiple regression?
  • Do you think it’s the most appropriate choice? Why or why not?
  • Did the authors display the data?
  • Do the results stand alone? Why or why not?
  • Did the authors report effect size? If yes, is this meaningful?

 

Learning Resources

Required Readings

Frankfort-Nachmias, C., Leon-Guerrero, A., & Davis, G. (2020). Social statistics for a diverse society (9th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Chapter 12, “Regression and Correlation” (pp. 401-457) (previously read in Week 8)

Wagner, III, W. E. (2020). Using IBM® SPSS® statistics for research methods and social science statistics (7th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Chapter 11, “Editing Output” (previously read in Week 2, 3, 4, 5. 6, 7, and 8)

Walden University Library. (n.d.). Course Guide and Assignment Help for RSCH 8210. Retrieved from http://academicguides.waldenu.edu/rsch8210
For help with this week’s research, see this Course Guide and related weekly assignment resources.