Regression Analysis AssignmentCopyright 2022 Post University, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
Due Date: 11:59 p.m. EST, Sunday of Unit 6
Points: 100
Overview:
For this assignment, you will analyze a research study that used linear regression
analysis. See the file attached above for specific details and the grading criteria that will
be used for this assignment.
Instructions:
Read the article identified in the readings and resources of Unit 6 for this assignment.
After reading the article please provide a written summary of the article to include the
results of the study associated with linear regression. In your summary, please offer
suggestions for further research that could be conducted using linear regression
analysis.
Requirements:
 Use proper business memo format (single space within paragraphs, double
space between them).
 Comply with APA guidelines pertaining to margins (1 inch), font size and type
(12-point Arial or Times New Roman), title and reference pages and source
attribution.
 No more than 5 pages in length.
Be sure to read the criteria by which your work will be evaluated before you write
and again after you write.
PAD656 – Research Methods
Unit 6 – Regression Analysis Assignment
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Evaluation Rubric for Regression Analysis Assignment
CRITERIA Exemplary
90-100%
Proficient
80-89%
Meets
Minimal
Expectations
60-79%
Unacceptable
0-59%
Content
35%
Exceptionally
well-presented
and argued;
ideas are
detailed, welldeveloped,
supported with
specific
evidence &
facts, as well as
examples and
specific details.
Well-presented
and argued; ideas
are detailed,
developed and
supported with
evidence and
details, mostly
specific.
Content is
sound and solid;
ideas are
present but not
particularly
developed or
supported;
some evidence,
but usually of a
generalized
nature.
Content shows
some analysis
and reasoning
but is not
supported with
sufficient detail.
Organization
20%
Well-planned
and wellthought out.
Includes title,
introduction,
statement of
main idea,
transitions and
conclusion. All
paragraphs
have clear
ideas, are
supported with
examples and
have smooth
transitions.
Good overall
organization
includes the main
organizational
tools. Most
paragraphs have
clear ideas, are
supported with
some examples
and have
transitions.
There is a sense
of organization,
although some
of the
organizational
tools are used
weakly or
missing. Some
paragraphs
have clear
ideas, support
from examples
may be missing
and transitions
are weak.
No sense of
organization.
Paragraphs lack
clear ideas with
no transition
between
paragraphs.
Style
Coherence
20%
There is clear
use of a
personal and
unique style of
writing, suited to
audience and
purpose; the
paper holds the
reader’s interest
with ease. The
paper contains
large amounts
of specific
examples and
detailed
descriptions.
There is an
attempt at a
personal style, but
style of writing
may be awkward
or unsuited to
audience and
purpose; the
reader may lose
interest in some
sections of the
paper. Some use
of specific
examples and
detailed
descriptions. May
There is little
attempt at style;
reads as flat and
perhaps
uninteresting in
content, which is
usually
generalized and
clichéd. Little
use of specific
examples and
details; mostly
generalized
examples and
little description.
No attempt at
style. No use of
examples.
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have extended
examples that go
on for too long.
Spelling and
Grammar
15%
Writing
assignment is
free of errors in
grammar,
spelling and
punctuation.
Writing
assignment is
mostly free of
errors in
grammar, spelling
and punctuation.
Writing
assignment
contains several
minor errors in
grammar,
spelling and
punctuation but
does not detract
from content of
the passage.
Writing
assignment
contains several
errors errors in
grammar,
spelling and
punctuation
which detracts
from content of
the passage.
Format and
APA Style
10%
Consistently
demonstrates
correct use of
in-text citations
in the
appropriate
APA format.
Mostly
demonstrates
correct use of intext citations in
the appropriate
APA format.
Occasionally
demonstrates
correct use of
in-text citations
in the
appropriate APA
format.
Did not
demonstrate
correct use of
in-text citations
in the
appropriate
APA format.