Research situations using one-way ANOVA

Application F test



Use your Warner text, Applied Statistics: From Bivariate Through Multivariate Techniques, to complete the following:

  • Read Chapter 6, “One-Way Between-Subjects Analysis of Variance,” pages 219–260. This reading addresses the following topics:
    • Research situations using one-way ANOVA.
    • Assumptions of one-way ANOVA.
    • Calculation of one-way ANOVA.
    • Effect size.
    • Planned contrasts and post-hoc tests.
    • Reporting and interpreting SPSS output.


In addition to the other required study activities for this unit, PSY learners are required to read the following:Wang, P., Rau, P. P., & Salvendy, G. (2015). Effect of information sharing and communication on driver’s risk taking. Safety Science, 77, 123–132. doi:10.1016/j.ssci.2015.03.013


Some programs have opted to provide program-specific content designed to help you better understand how the subject matter in this study is incorporated into your particular field of study. The following readings are suggested for SOE learners.Wabed, A., & Tang, X. (2010). Analysis of variance (ANOVA). In N. J. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of research design (pp. 27–29). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. doi:10.4135/9781412961288.n11

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    [U09S2] UNIT 9 STUDY 2



    • Website icon Discussion Participation Scoring Guide.

    For this discussion:

    • Identify a research question from your professional life or career specialization that can be addressed by a one-way ANOVA.
    • Indicate why a one-way ANOVA would be the appropriate analysis for this research question.
    • Describe the variables and their scale of measurement.
    • Discuss the expected outcome.


    Provide a substantive contribution that advances the discussion in a meaningful way by identifying strengths of the posting, challenging assumptions, and asking clarifying questions. Your response is expected to reference the assigned readings, as well as other theoretical, empirical, or professional literature to support your views and writings. Reference your sources using standard APA guidelines. Review the Participation Guidelines section of the Discussion Participation Scoring Guide to gain an understanding of what is required in a substantive response.

    • PSY learners, you are required to respond to at least two of your peers’ posts.
    • Learners from all other programs, you are required to respond to at least one of your peers’ posts.