Mediation And Moderation Analysis
You will take part in 3 Discussions in which you will post a thread presenting your scholarly response on the assigned topic, writing 750–850 words (supported with at least four cites) by Thursday at 11:59pm. Then, you will post replies of 250–300 words (supported with at least two cites) each to 3 or more classmates’ threads by Sunday at 11:59pm. The discussion in the final week of the class’ due dates are by Wednesday at 11:59pm and the replies are due by Friday at 11:59pm. For each thread, students must support their assertions with at least four (4) scholarly citations in APA format. Each reply must incorporate at least two (2) scholarly citation(s) in APA format. Any sources cited must have been published within the last five years. The original thread must incorporate ideas and several scholarly citations from all of the required readings and presentations for that module/week. The reply posts can integrate ideas and citations from the required readings and presentations for other modules/weeks. Integrate Biblical principles in your personal thread and in all replies to peers.
- One of the most advanced quantitative methods that can be applied to criminal justice data is mediation and moderation analysis. After reading the two articles by Pick and Teo (2017) and Pais (2017), as well as the articles by Hayes and others, what are the advantages of applying this analysis?
- How do an inadequate design, a flawed analysis strategy, and lack of attention to assumptions affect the use of mediation and moderation analysis?
- How does the researcher’s lack of theoretical framework concerning variables affect the application of mediation and moderation analysis?