Identify the independent (or quasi-independent) and dependent variables in the following examples. Also have identify the type of manipulation used for the independent variable and the scales of measurement for the dependent variable(s). Discuss each example and consider any confounding variables that may pose a problem for the study.A science teacher wants to test the effectiveness of two types of learning strategies. She uses a flow chart in her first period class and a pneumonic in her fifth period class to help them remember the content. She gives the same quiz to each class to examine their ability to remember the information.

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Identify the independent (or quasi-independent) and dependent variables in the following examples. Also have identify the type of manipulation used for the independent variable and the scales of measurement for the dependent variable(s). Discuss each example and consider any confounding variables that may pose a problem for the study.

A science teacher wants to test the effectiveness of two types of learning strategies. She uses a flow chart in her first period class and a pneumonic in her fifth period class to help them remember the content. She gives the same quiz to each class to examine their ability to remember the information. 

 

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Independent Variables: Flow Chart Learning and Pneumonic Learning; First Period Class and Fifth Period Class

Dependent Variable: Effectiveness of the two methods

 

Manipulation Type: Learning method and Timing.

 

The scale of Measurement of Dependent Variable: Same Quiz to test the ability...

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