Consider the various building blocks of an appropriate research design. The following questions can help you determine the best design for your particular problem statement:What is the type of research (explore, describe, explain, or evaluate)?Is there a pretest? Post-test?What is the number of groups (1, 2, 3, or more)?Is there a random assignment of independent variables to the subjects?What type of groups do you have (non-experimental group(s), experimental and control, or experimental and comparison)?Respond to the following:Identify your problem statement.Identify your independent variable and dependent variable.What type of design do you think will help you to evaluate the relationship between your independent variable and the dependent variable (true classical design or quasi-experimental)?

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