Research Topic And Question
Operationalizing your terms
Please answer the following questions in a word document and submit to the drop box under the week 4 assignment.
My research topic is: My research question is: The following are key concepts associated with the topic or contained in the research question that are not clear and need to be defined:
Specify the nominal definition for each of the concepts in question #3:
Specify the operational definition (how you would measure the concept).
for each of the concepts in question #3:
Which concept seems as if it is causative (independent variable or IV) of the other (dependent variable or DV)? State a tentative hypothesis involving these variables (Remember: IV & DV must be clearly specified, the precise nature and direction of the relationship between IV & DV must be specified, hypothesis must be stated in a way that can be verified or refuted, and all concepts and comparisons must be clearly stated).
The relationship between IV & DV