1-1 (150 words and 1 reference)
How does the scientific method point towards truth? What is truth, and how do you know when you have found it? Access and read the GCU Statement on Integration of Faith and Work. How might a person with the Christian worldview recognize when they have found truth?
1-2 (150 words and 1 reference)
Contrast deductive and inductive reasoning, and explain how they can each be used to generate a hypothesis.
2-1 (150 words and 1 reference)
Define reliability and validity in your own words. Briefly describe the different types of reliability and validity, including why it is important to conduct a study that is reliable and valid.
2-2 (150 words and 1 reference)
Stanley Milgram's obedience to authority experiment is one of the most controversial studies in psychology's history. Access and read the GCU Statement on the Integration of Faith and Work. Considering this example, how might a person with a Christian worldview approach these types of experiments from an ethical standpoint?
3-1 (150 words and 1 reference)
Discuss the proper placement and usages of a table and a figure within the manuscript.
Define the four general writing guidelines using APA style. Why is it important to write using these guidelines when communicating your study? Explain.
3-2 (150 words and 1 reference)
Discuss what stage in the publication process should potential authors talk about publication credit. Explain.
Describe how the sections of a poster, for presentation, are organized.
4-1 (150 words and 1 reference)
In your own words, define naturalistic observation. Discuss examples of when a naturalistic observational study would be the most appropriate design to select. What are two sources of bias during an observation period?
4-2 (150 words and 1 reference)
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the following nonexperimental research methods: (a) naturalistic observations, (b) surveys, and (c) correlational studies. If you were asked to use one of these designs in a study next week, which nonexperimental design would you select and why?