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Need the price for the attached file Document Preview: Activity #6 You will submit one Word document for this activity. You will create this Word document by cutting and pasting SPSS output into word. Activity #6 consists of two parts. In the first part, you will utilize an existing dataset to compute a factorial ANOVA. All SPSS output should be pasted into your Word document. In the second part, you will be asked to create a hypothetical ANCOVA output table (for variables related to your area of interest). Part A. SPSS Activity The “Activity 6.sav” file contains a dataset of a researcher interested in finding the best way to educate elementary age children in mathematics. In particular, she thinks that 5th grade girls do better in small class sizes while boys excel in larger classes. Through the school district, she has arranged a pilot program in which some classroom sizes are reduced prior to the state-wide mathematics competency assessment. In the dataset, you will find the following variables: Participant: unique identifier Gender: Male (M) or Female (F) Classroom: Small (1) – no more than 10 children Medium (2) – between 11 and 19 children Large (3) – 20 or more students Score – final score on the statewide competency assessment. In Activity #6, do the following: 1. Exploratory Data Analysis. a. Perform exploratory data analysis on all variables in the data set. Realizing that you have six groups, be sure that your exploratory analysis is broken down by group. When possible, include appropriate graphs to help illustrate the dataset. b. Give a one to two paragraph write up of the data once you have done this. c. Create an APA style table that presents descriptive statistics for the sample. 2. Factorial ANOVA. Perform a factorial ANOVA using the “Activity 6.sav” data set. a. Is there a main effect of gender? If so, explain the effect. Use post hoc tests when necessary (or explain why they are not required in this specific case). b. Is there a main effect of classroom size? If so, explain the... Attachments: Activity6.docx Jun 01 2011 11:57 PM


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