Instructions: Carefully read, summarize, and appraise the assigned article attached.

  

Instructions: Carefully read, summarize, and appraise the assigned article attached.  

1. Identify and discuss the following:

o dependent variable(s) and the instrument(s) used to measure them.

o how the data for the dependent variable(s) were collected.

o the intervention and procedures for delivering it.

o the key results for the study, including any p-values, reported.

o the conclusions the researchers drew.

2. Appraise and debate the quality of the data collection methods and determine whether the conclusions of the study were supported by the statistical results.  Consider the following questions:

o Were the measurement instruments reliable and valid?  Why or why not? 

o Was treatment fidelity for the intervention ensured?  Why or why not?

o Were the conclusions of the study were supported by the statistical results, as indicated by the variable values and the p-values if reported?