Readings • Thomas, Nelson, and Silverman (2015): Chapter 4 • Weiss (1994): Who’s

Readings
• Thomas, Nelson, and Silverman (2015): Chapter 4
• Weiss (1994): Who’s on First?
• Method for Yeh et al. (2017) and Deo et al. (2018)Prompts for Reading Chapter 4 1. Based on reading Chapter 4, I want you to complete each of the following
statements:
“I was most surprised when…” (40-60 words)
“I was most confused when…” (40-60 words) “I laughed aloud when…” (40-60 words)
“I felt smartest when…” (40-60 words)
2. Based on what you read in Chapter 4, discuss why inclusion and exclusion criteria
for participants exist in a study. What would happen if a researcher did not have
inclusion/exclusion criteria? (110-140 words)Prompts for Yeh et al. (2017) 1. Briefly describe the participants in the Yeh et al. (2017) article. Do you think these
participants were the “correct” ones for helping the researchers answer their
research questions? Explain why or why not. (110-140 words)
2. Identify one strength and one weakness of the data collection and procedure used
in Yeh et al. (2017). Use the information provided in Chapter 4 of Thomas et al.
(2015) to assess the quality of data collection and procedures. (110-140 words) Prompts for Deo et al. (2018) 1. Briefly describe the participants in the Deo et al. (2018) article. Do you think these
participants were the “correct” ones for helping the researchers answer their
research question? Explain why or why not. (110-140 words)
2. Identify one strength and one weakness of the data collection and procedure used
in Deo et al. (2018). Use the information provided in Chapter 4 of Thomas et al.
(2015) to assess the quality of data collection and procedures. (110-140 words) Prompts for Weiss (1994) 1. Based on Weiss’s baseball analogy for describing the various parts of a Method
section, describe two of the ballplayer positions and how they can “score points
with the fans (the readers) and umpires (reviewers).” (110-140 words)
Requirements: 110-140 words

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