Read chapter 6: the group and the individuals (brown, 1998) and

Read Chapter 6: The group and the individuals (Brown, 1998) and complete the application activity on p. 74. Please submit your answers by making a list of the questions with the corresponding answers written in complete sentences.  Include explanations for your answers for each question and submit as an attachment to the Assignment Dropbox. 
For example, if a question asks you which group is smaller, you might answer like this:

The smaller group was the 4th grade students.  The table indicates that this group had a sample population of N=20 whereas the 3rd grade students had a sample population of n = 100. The 3rd grade group is 5 times larger than the 4th grade group.

Careful attention to detail in this assignment will be critical to your success.  When in doubt, clarify your thinking for your instructor.


Brown, J. D. (1998). The group and the individuals. In Understanding research in second language learning: A teacher’s guide to statistics and research design (pp. 63-74). NY: Cambridge University Press.

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