Step 1: Write Section 1 of the DAA: The Data Analysis Plan

• Name the variables used in this analysis and whether they are categorical or continuous.
• State a research question, null hypothesis, and an alternate hypothesis for the independent samples t-test.

Step 2: Write Section 2 of the DAA: Testing Assumptions

• Create SPSS output showing the Levene’s Test for Equality Variances. Run the Levene’s test on the dependent variable test for the entire sample. Do not split the data up by gender before running the homogeneity test.
• Paste the table in the DAA.
• Interpret the Levene’s test.

Step 3: Write Section 3 of the DAA: Results and Interpretation

Paste the SPSS output of the t test. Below the output:

• Report the means and standard deviations for each group.
• State the results of the t-test using the “Assume equal variances” row.
• Interpret the statistical results against the null hypothesis and state whether it is accepted or rejected.

Step 4: Write Section 4 of the DAA: Statistical Conclusions 