An Independent T-Test Was Done On Each Item Of The Evaluation

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An independent t-test was done on each item of the evaluation questions. The purpose of each statement on evaluation form was to measure the enjoyment level of participants after taking a whole semester of the boring class. The independent t-test showed that there was a significant difference between how conventional and creative group responded to "taking the class was a waste of time". Participants in creative group (M = 2.94, SD = .97) scored significantly higher than participants in conventional group (M = 2.25, SD = .86, t(31) = 2.17, p = .038).Also independent t-test showed a significant difference between creative and conventional responses to "I did not gain any useful knowledge from this class". Participants in creative group (M =…show more content…
As shown in the result section, the ANOVA test showed that there was no significant relationship between individuals ' attachment styles and openness to new experiences with how much they enjoyed taking the class. Another part of the study focused on how people in different conditions would enjoy the forced task differently. The independent t-test results, mentioned in result section, showed that participants in creative condition reported less enjoyment than participants in conventional condition. To be specific, participants in creative group scored higher (than conventional group) in the statement; "taking the class was a waste of time", which means they found the class was a waste of time, therefore, they did not enjoy the class. Also, participants in creative condition scored higher (than conventional group) in "I did not gain any useful knowledge from taking this class" which means they developed a more negative perspective towards the class. Furthermore, participants in the creative group reported that they did not benefit from taking the class so it means the conventional participants found the class more enjoyable and beneficial. All these significant findings suggest that the overall class enjoyment of participants in
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