To learn how to examine the difference between two unrelated groups and between two related groups by comparing the means obtained from the two groups, using examples of real-life social situations.
How well students understand the nature of the problems and can formulate appropriate null hypotheses in Questions A3a, B3a, B3d, and C1 on the assignment sheet.
To learn how to perform t-tests on a hypothetical data set using Microsoft Excel and report the results in APA format.
How appropriately students respond to Questions, A3b, B3b, B3e, B3f, and C2 on the assignment sheet.
To learn how to make “empirically informed” decisions in everyday problem-solving situations based on simple quantitative analyses.
How appropriately students respond to Questions B3c, B3e, C3, and C4 on the assignment sheet.