Evaluating Research Findings

In this assignment, you will identify interesting findings from research studies and determine if the results of the research were reliable.

Step 1: Identify a Research Study:

Please select a research study from a credible source such as a newspaper or journal article.

Step 2: Write a two to three page (minimum) paper where you examine the research design
You will review and describe:

  • Sample Size
  • Reliability
  • Has the research been conducted by a respected institution?
  • Are the results statistically significant?
  • Have other researchers been able to duplicate the results?
  • Are the researchers biased?

Step 3: When you have completed your assignment, save a copy for yourself in an easily accessible place.

Cite any sources in APA format.