Evaluating Tools and Samples Used in Research Studies


The purpose of this assignment is to assess the experimental tools, population, and reproducibility of research studies.

Write a 1,250-1,500 word paper discussing the following:

  1. Identify and discuss the types of assessment tools (examples surveys, interviews, pre- and post-tests) that best applies to research study groups.
  2. Describe how to use the results of the pilot project to enhance or revise your final study.
  3. Discuss the importance of the power, sample size, and generalizability as applied to a population of interest.
  4. Explain the importance of reliability and validity in the scientific method.  

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical Support articles for assistance

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