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Discovering the Scientist Within offers an utterly unique approach to the research methods course. Rather than taking students through statistical methods one at a time, the authors provide a series of realistic and engaging case studies with each design-focused chapter presenting a single study start to finish. View More

Discovering the Scientist Within

Activity: Conducting a t-test for Independent Means

This activity leads students through conducting a t-test for Independent Means using a two group design. Students determine the statistical analysis to use, indentify the independent and dependent

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Lab: Comparing Independent Samples in SPSS 22.0: Assignment and Grading Rubric

This assignment teaches students how to use SPSS to compare two independent groups using the independent samples t-test and using confidence intervals for the difference of the means. Students

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Pencast #3: Narrated Problem for Doing a Two Sample t-Test

Using pencasts, practice solving statistical problems and hear a narration of the solution to check your answers. Click on the page to hear specific portions. This pencast problem is a two Read More...

PowerPoint: Review of How to Calculate a t-test for Independent Means

This PowerPoint presentation demonstrates how to calculate a t-test for independent means.

t-test for Independent Means; Hand Calculation

Practice: Hand Calculation of t-test for Independent Means(Research Methods & GPA)

This activity can be used as practice after students have learned how to hand calculate a t-test for independent means.

t-test for Independent Means; Hand Calculation

Practice: Hand Calculation of t-test for Independent Means(Self-Reference & Memory)

This activity can be used as practice after students have learned how to hand calculate a t-test for independent means.

t-test for Independent Means; Hand Calculation

Practice: Hand Calculation of t-test for Independent Means(Temperature & Mood)

This activity can be used as practice after students have learned how to hand calculate a t-test for independent means.

t-test for Independent Means; Hand Calculation

Screencast Tutorial for a t-test for Independent Means (Amanda's Study)

Through a combination of narrated PowerPoint slides and real-time screen capture of PASW/SPSS, we present a novel research scenario, help students identify relevant variables of interest, identify

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