Statistical Method Report I Name Institution Course Date Statistical Method Report IOur study investigated the anxiety level and motivation to use social media for communication. The study particularly focused on high school students and how they are affected by the above social anxiety and their comfort to communicate using a certain type of social media platform. The participants were selected randomly to ensure that there is unbiasness in the analysis of the study results. Participants The participants who took part in the study were 83 high school students (42 male 41 female) whose mean age was 15.77 years with a standard deviation of 0.704. The participant's high school typical grade indicated that 31.3% of the total respondents had grade 9 those with grade 10 were 36.1% of the total respondents 30.1% of the total respondents had grade 11 while those with grade 12 were only 2.4% of the total 250.833 82 a. Predictors: (Constant) AnxietyGroup b. Dependent Variable: Motivation Coefficientsa Model Unstandardized Coefficients Standardized Coefficients t Sig. B Std. Error Beta 1 (Constant) 1.462 .403 3.628 .000 AnxietyGroup 1.308 .188 .612 6.971 .000 a. Dependent Variable: Motivation References Bonetti L. Campbell M. A. & Gilmore L. (2010). The relationship of loneliness and social anxiety with children's and adolescents' online communication. Cyberpsychology behavior and social networking 13(3) 279-285. Brewer K. E. (1975). A SIMPLE PROCEDURE FOR SAMPLING πpswor1. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Statistics 17(3) 166-172. Correa T. Hinsley A. W. & De Zuniga H. G. (2010). Who interacts on the Web?: The intersection of users’ personality and social media use. Computers in Human Behavior 26(2) 247-253. Fischler M. A. & Bolles R. C. (1987). Random sample consensus: a paradigm for model fitting with applications to image analysis and automated cartography. In Readings in computer vision (pp. 726-740). [...]
Note: The assignment Requires access to SPSS software, excellent knowledge of SPSS output interpretation, APA-style report, and excellent knowledge of Statistics particularly hypothesis testing and ANOVA. Context Pretend you are completing your psychology honors thesis and your supervisor has asked you for a brief report to update her regarding your progress. You designed a study to understand social media use. Thus, you plan to assess the following two research questions: 1. Is adolescents’ comfort level to communicate with peers differ depending on the type of media used (face-to-face, video messaging, phone calls, vs. texting)? 2. Does level of social anxiety (low vs. medium vs. high) impact the extent that adolescents are motivated to use social media to communicate with peers? You surveyed high school students regarding their level of social anxiety, their motivation to use social media for communication purposes, and their comfort level communicating with peers when face-to-face, video messaging, phone calls, and texting. You also asked a variety of demographic questions (gender, grade level, and age). Your data is provided in the file “report 1 data.sav”. Assignment You are to provide a report which consists of the following sections: Participants, Results, and Discussion. You should refer to APA manual for reference on formatting and style for these headings. You can refer to the following website as well: blog.apastyle.org You are also to submit a copy of your SPSS output for all analyses (either in the same file or separate file). Please read the attached file for more details. Thank you.