Class 6 Hand in your agenda/work log and paper shell.
Class Agenda • Announcements • Dale Carnegie • Contingency Tables • Report Formatting • Meeting with supervisors
Liz Gamache, GE • Tuesday, September 30th and Wednesday, October 1st • Recruiting for Financial Management Program internships and full time positions
Using Contingency Tables • Also known as Pivot Tables • Check for differences in findings for different independent variables like demographics or type of program. • Male/female versus like dislike the program • Type of program versus like/dislike the program
Bivariate in Your Report • Client may want to know if the bar graph results would be different by • Gender • Age • Program type • Others Put these tables in either the comment section or the appendix.
Bivariate Analysis Table Respondents’ Feelings Toward the Program by Gender
Contingency Table Exercise • Break into Groups of 3 • Figure out one contingency table you could use in your study • Choose the best one and draw it on a piece of paper • We will discuss
Rough Drafts • Report Formatting Outlines on website • Not graded, but you must turn something in. • The more you submit, the more comments you’ll get, the better off you’ll be.
Cover Sheets • A template for the cover sheet can be found on the class web site: http://classes.maxwell.syr.edu/paf315/ • All 3 copies of the final report must use the cover sheet template with your title on it.
Format of Paper • Title Page (downloaded from website)
Format of Paper • Exec. Summary • Intro • Methods • Findings
Format of Paper • Introduction • (first numbered pg)
Format of Paper • Methods • How Data Were Collected • Instrument Design • Data Collection Method • Target Population and Sample • Quality of Data • Representativeness • Accuracy
Format of Paper • Findings • (one per page) • Only the first page of your findings section needs a header
Format of Paper • Table of Contents • (for items in Appendices only)
Format of Paper • Code Book and first page of spreadsheet are in the same appendix
Report Appendices • The appendices will include anything you used to create your report. Everyone needs to include: • Blank survey or report files (if you don’t have a survey) • Survey with response frequencies (we will go over today) • Disaggregated Data (we will go over next week) • Codebook and Excel spreadsheet (entire codebook, first page of spreadsheet only- landscape if necessary)- in one appendix • You may add any additional materials in the appendices that your client will want to have when they read the report
Response Frequencies • Include frequencies of responses and no responses • “No Response” does not get included in your n. Put them in as a frequency, NOT percentage
Reminders • Rough Draft Due in 2 weeks, 10/15
More Excel Training • We will be learning weighted averages and PIVOT TABLES.