THROUGHOUT THE COURSE, YOU BEEN EXPLORING VARIOUS CONCEPTS AND BUILDING YOUR SKILLS IN STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, ALL IN PREPARATION FOR THIS CULMINATING ASSIGNMENT, YOUR RESEARCH REPORT. IN YOUR RESEARCH REPORT, YOU WILL DISCUSS THE STEPS TAKEN DURING THIS COURSE TO BUILD YOUR STUDY. IF YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE STEPS ALONG THE WAY THROUGHOUT THE COURSE, YOU SHOULD BE WELL PREPARED AND WILL BE ABLE TO USE YOUR WORK IN YOUR REPORT.

The Research Report Template [DOCX] will help you include the following in your project:

Introduction.
Literature Review.
Include the two sources that you have already analyzed in a previous assignment.
If you have not done so yet, search for relevant, scholarly articles that support your hypothesis and argument.
You should have a total of six sources, including your previous two.
Hypothesis.
Include both your null and alternate hypotheses that you created in a previous assignment.
Methods.
Participants.
Describe the number of participants in the study.
For this archival data project, the number of participants refers to the number of participants who responded to both of your selected variables.
Be sure to revise based on any instructor feedback you received.
Measures.
Discuss the measurement you chose from your work throughout the course.
Be sure to revise based on any instructor feedback you received.
Data Analysis.
Explain the form of analysis that you used to manipulate your data. Consider the following questions in your explanation.
From the point that you had the raw data, what tests did you run?
Why did you select that test?
Why did you choose to manipulate the data?
How did you manipulate the data?
What results did you desire?
Be sure to revise based on any instructor feedback you received.
Results.
Report the results of your statistical analysis.
Build upon your results from Problem Set 8.4, which you completed for the Week 8 assignment.
Reflect on whether your null hypothesis or alternate hypothesis is correct.
Make a conclusion in regard to the relationship between the variables.
Discussion.
Discuss your results in relation to the following:
How do your results compare to other research studies?
How can your results be generalized?
What were the limitations of the study?
Is your research valid and reliable? Or, how would you evaluate the validity and reliability of your study?