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ASU Data Analysis Essay

ASU Data Analysis Essay

Question Description

I’m working on a writing multi-part question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.

Activity:

Read the data analysis section for the following articles (JUST the data analysis section as indicated by the article-specific page numbers below), then respond to the prompt with a MAXIMUM 500-word reflection: 

  • Special Education and Individualized Academic Growth (Hurwitz et al., 2020) 
    • Pp. 590-592, start at Analyses and stop at Results 
  • In Real Life, You Have to Speak Up (Graham, 2020) 
    • Pp. 667-669, start at Data Analysis and stop at Findings 
  • Do Schools Reduce or Exacerbate Inequality? (Dumont and Ready, 2020) 
    • Pp. 739-742, start at Analytic Approach and stop at Results 
  • Elementary English Learner Classroom Composition and Academic Achievement (Estrada et al., 2020) 
    • Pp. 1804-1805, start at Quantitative Data Analysis and stop at Qualitative Samples 
  • Pp. 1808-1809, start at Analyses of Qualitative Data and stop at Results 

As you read these articles, take notes on the following questions: 

  • What similarities do you notice across the data analysis sections for these articles? 
  • What differences do you notice across the data analysis sections for these articles? 
  • Describe and compare the writing style of each article’s data analysis section. 
  • In 1-2 sentences, define what seems to be the main purpose of the data analysis section in a research article. 
  • Which of these articles accomplishes this purpose the most effectively? Provide evidence to support your claim. 
  • Which of these articles accomplishes this purpose the least effectively? Provide evidence to support your claim.