1. Describe the hypothesis test
2. Discuss the hypothesis’ role in the context of the whole article (i.e., what information does it actually give, what were the results of the test).
3. Consider the following questions while you are reading the article and writing your analysis.
a. What is the research question?
b. What is the null hypothesis?
c. What is the alternative hypothesis?
d. Which test statistics was used?
e. What level of significance was used?
f. What were the calculated results?
g. What statistical conclusion was reached?
h. What was the experimental conclusion?
i. What, if any, future research was suggested?
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Less than Satisfactory
20.0 %Described the hypothesis test.
Description of hypothesis test is present and clear; makes some connections to research.
Description of hypothesis test is clear and thorough; makes connections to current research.
25.0 %Identified and discussed the questions listed.
Identification and discussion of questions listed is present and appropriate.
Identification and discussion of questions listed is present and clear; makes some connections to research.
Identification and discussion of questions listed is clear and thorough; makes connections to current research.
25.0 %Interpreted questions listed.
Interpretation of questions listed is present and clear; makes some connections to research.
Interpretation of questions listed is clear and thorough; makes connections to current research.
20.0 %Organization and Effectiveness
7.0 %Thesis Development and Purpose
Thesis is apparent and appropriate to purpose.
Thesis is clear and forecasts the development of the paper. Thesis is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose.
Thesis is comprehensive and contains the essence of the paper. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.
8.0 %Argument Logic and Construction
Argument shows logical progression. Techniques of argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of claims from introduction to conclusion. Most sources are authoritative.
Clear and convincing argument presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.
5.0 %Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)
Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.
5.0 %Paper Format (use of appropriate style for the major and assignment)
Appropriate template is fully used. There are virtually no errors in formatting style.
All format elements are correct.
5.0 %Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to assignment and style)
Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is mostly correct.
Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error.
100 %Total Weightage