Lerning approach practical write up

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Is to investigate and see whether women's drive smaller car than men's.
Women are more likely to drive smaller cars, and men's are more likely to drive bigger cars.
Null hypothesis:
There is no difference by the size of car that is driven by women and men.
The hypothesis is directional because the results can be predicted, or the results can be making up
because it is easy to predict and guess.
Social learning theory and operant conditioning provides explanation how boys learn to be boys and
same is for girls how they learn to be girls. According to many theories gender development is
formed through observation.
Ethical guidelines:
Informed consent the participants weren't given any form, or anything to sign to show that they
wanted to take part in the study. They weren't aware of taking part in the study. They wasn't aware
of anything even of the study that is been carried out.so the participants weren't debriefed because
they weren't aware of study that is been carried out.
Right to withdraw: the participants as they weren't aware of a study that was carried out. But we
could withdraw their data at the end, but they didn't had any idea of the study.
The participants weren't in any danger they was behaving naturally so they wasn't asked to do any
physical or psychological harm, or they wasn't harmed physically or psychologically.
The participants wasn't debrief because they wasn't briefed at the begging of the study so they
weren't debriefed.

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Generalisation: the study can't be generalized because is been carried out only in one city and is
been tasted on 25 participants.
Reliability: the study was reliable because I only carried it in one road at the same time. The study can
be repeated again, and get the same results it only can be tasted for reliability.
Validity: the study answers my hypothesis and ignores my null hypothesis.…read more

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It shows the right number of participants of each gender is chosen to represent their
It is difficult to choose how many males or females to choose to make the study
The participants that is been chosen to use their data may be not the represent
their data.
We used chi-squared test because in designed for independent groups, it also testing for a different between
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Big car female:
(4-5.6) 2 2
5.6 = (-1.6) 2.56
5.6 = 5.6 = 0.6
Big car female:
(10-8.4) 2 (1.6) 2
8.4 = 8.4 = 2.56
8.4 = 0.6
= 0.6 + 0.2 + 0.6 + 0.3 = 1.…read more


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