Category Archives: Writing in the Behavioral Sciences

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Empirical studies of desegregation at the elementary and secondary school levels show benefits of desegregation for the academic achievement of minority students attending predominantly white schools. Results revealed positive and statistically significant relationships between self-efficacy beliefs and academic performance and … Continue reading

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WRIT 2306 homework

Change these MLA and Chicago citations to APA style. If you need information that is not in the citations, you can look them up online. If you cannot find it, note where and what you looked for and do without … Continue reading

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How to read scholarly articles

Read the introduction and discussion section closely, especially if you don’t understand the methods, results, and tables. Read those first and then read the middle sections. Then read the intro and discussion sections again. That will help you figure out … Continue reading

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Questions for Evaluating Studies

Questions to ask ourselves when evaluating studies… What is the research question or questions? What type of design is utilized? Is the design appropriate to the research question? How many subjects? What type of sampling was used (i.e. was it … Continue reading

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I think the author of this advice is super smart. I believe that if we choose to go by the advice he gave, nobody should fell a class and or be stress because they waited at the last minute to … Continue reading

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Writing Workshop: Literary Review

This paper is the largest part of the class grade.  We have been working towards it for most of the semester.  All together, this is 40% of the course. Your review of their work will help them to make a … Continue reading

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