Submit a mini research proposal that calls for the use of correlation and regression analyses.
Research paper on the Short Term and Long Term Effects of Divorce
Please include the following in the research proposal:
Introduction (1 paragraph)
Present the research question of interest: What are some short-term and long-term effects of divorce on children?
Provide a basic description of what correlation and regression is.
Explain how correlation and regression applies to this research question.
Participants (1 paragraph)
List how many participants will be selected.
Identify who will be the participants and their major demographic characteristics (e.g., sex, age, etc.).
Explain how participants will be selected for the study.
Procedures (1-2 paragraphs)
Identify the variables in the study.
Describe each variable’s scale of measurement (nominal, ordinal, interval, or ratio) and characteristics (i.e., discrete vs. continuous, qualitative vs. categorical, predictor vs. criterion, etc.).
Provide an operational definition for each variable, explaining how the variables will be measured.
Results (1-2 paragraphs)
Describe the statistical tests that will be conducted. Be sure to include why each test was chosen and why it is appropriate for this study.
Identify the information that will be obtained from the results of these tests and what will be needed to answer the research question.
Discussion (1 paragraph)
Identify any expected biases, assumptions, or faults with the proposed study and the use of the identified statistical tests.
Explain what conclusions can and cannot be made for this study, and using these statistical tests.
Describe the practical significance or importance of the results.
The paper should be APA formatted as a research proposal, and approximately 3-4 pages of content. Include a title page, and a reference page that includes any resources utilized