Presentation on theme: "Getting the Most Out of the Statistical Consultant Research Round Table 3: By David Newman."— Presentation transcript:
Getting the Most Out of the Statistical Consultant Research Round Table 3: By David Newman
Before We Meet Background Readings so we are talking the same language Mixed Methods the Newman 3 Chapter Ex Post Facto Research
What I Need From You 1. Your Title Should be descriptive and match your research questions 2. Your Purpose 3. Your Research Questions Should be aligned with the purpose 4. Bring potential instruments
What you should walk away with From the title, purpose, and research question we can create the operational definitions. Write the general and specific research hypotheses and models required to test your questions.
Past Problems Seen In Research Design Issues in tracking participants Not giving the patients unique identifying numbers Only putting ID numbers on the first page Technological differences Instrument issues Reliability and Validity (Does it match your sample) Using different versions at different measurement points
Audience Examples Give me: Title Purpose Statement Research Question
What You Don’t Need Me For Most of your basic program evaluation Simple Research projects Now as of right now you might not be comfortable with SPSS or Data Entry. However, over the next year or two I will continue holding several workshops like this per semester to help you brush-up on your research skills
SPSS Basics Opening SPSS Entering Variable Names Coding Data (Can be complicated)
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