Project Number: UR149
Project Title: Order of presentation and effect on judges' ratings of a performance
Faculty Sponsor: Thomas Wrobel
Proposed Starting Date: ASAP
Proposed Ending Date: 12/31/12
Student in mind: Yes
Number of hours to work per week: 7-10 hours
Project Description: Using data from a statewide competition, the order of presentation by student groups to panels of judges on two different performances will be analyzed with regard to final ratings on those performances. Statistical analysis will seek to identify order effects on the judges' ratings.
Student Tasks & Responsibilities: Student will perform data entry tasks under the supervision of the faculty member.
Minimum Student Qualifications: Familiarity with Excel, and computer. Abilty to perform literature searches is desirable.