Select an article from this weeks books and resources related to your topic of interest. Prepare a written assessment to address the following:

  • Indicate whether this approach was appropriate or effective. Provide examples to support your thoughts.
  • Identify at least one potential threat to the internal validity of this study. Then, explain how you might work around this or improve upon this study with this specific issue in mind.
  • Conclude with a discussion on the issue of external validity within the study. Explain whether this is a concern. 
  • Determine how you might work around this issue if you were to redo the study. Explain how you would prepare your conclusions.

Support your assignment with at least three scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including seminal articles, may be included.

Length: 5-7 pages, not including title and reference pages

Your assignment should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy.