Motivation: Sampling and Ordinal Nutrition Level Essay

Submitted By Laura-Swyers
Words: 478
Pages: 2

What Makes Teens Unmotivated
Topic: Academic motivation level
Population: SCS
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to determine if the following factors influences a teenager’s motivation levels: grade, gender, academic pathways, time spent on phone and computer, nutrition levels, plans for the future, hours spent working, amount of sleep per week, drug/alcohol habits, self-perceived motivation levels, and importance of schoolwork.
Type of Variable
Studied Variable
Continuous
Hours spent sleeping
Discrete
Grade, hours spent working per week, Time spent on phone and computer
Ordinal
Nutrition level, self-perceived motivation level, drug/alcohol habits
Nominal
Gender, academic pathways, importance of schoolwork.
Conducting sampling methods
Systematic: of all the students listed in alphabetical order, every 20th student is selected
Stratified: Students of each grade are divided by gender. Then 10% of each gender in a grade is selected.
Multistage: 10 students from each homeroom class are randomly chosen, and then 50% of that group are selected randomly.
Cluster: 5 students are randomly selected from each homeroom, all are surveyed.
Questions
1. What grade are you in currently? Circle one.
9 10 11 12
2. Circle your gender.
Male Female Other
3. Check each post-secondary plan that applies to you.
University
College
Workplace
Apprenticeship
Undecided
Other

4. How many hours do you spend on your phone and computer per week? Circle one.
0-10 11-20 21- 30 31-40 41+

5. Rate your self-perceived nutrition level on a scale of 1-5, where 1 is very poor and 5 is very healthy. Circle one.
1 2 3 4 5

6. How many hours do you spend working per week? Circle one.
0-8 9-16 17-24 25+

7. How often do you drink alcohol? Circle one
Not at all On occasion An average amount Often Very Frequently

8. How much sleep do you get per week? ________

9. Rank the top three activities…