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5 Matching questions

  1. trend study
  2. nonexperimental design
  3. quasi-experimental design
  4. no-treatment control group
  5. instrumentation:
  1. a does not use random assignment as a means of control
  2. b used to describe participant characteristics or behaviors and do not involve the application of any treatment to participants
  3. c participants receive no treatment at all
  4. d consistency and reliability
  5. e used to survey different samples from a population whose members may change over time

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. asks the question of whether the instruments and the sample accurately represent the variable under study. A researcher would ask whether the questions used in the instrument adequately assess the variable under study. To ensure content-related validity, researchers should look over the content and format of the instrument to be used
  2. questions are asked in person
  3. a researcher's ability to determine whether a causal relationship exists between the independent variable and the dependent variable.
  4. describe an existing phenomenon by using members to characterize individuals or groups
  5. refer to the potential for a treatment protocol to have an effect based on the characteristics of the participant rather than those of the group as a whole

5 True/False questions

  1. criterion-related evidenceasks the question of whether the instruments and the sample accurately represent the variable under study. A researcher would ask whether the questions used in the instrument adequately assess the variable under study. To ensure content-related validity, researchers should look over the content and format of the instrument to be used

          

  2. survey researchdescribes the characteristics of a population by selecting a representative sample of respondents to research

          

  3. Hawthorne effectrefers to the change in performance caused by the mere presence of others watching.

          

  4. Placebo effectsoccur on those occasions on which participants in the study act according to expectations from inadvertent cues to the anticipated results of the study

          

  5. What are the 4 ways to minimize threats to validity?a researcher's ability to determine whether a causal relationship exists between the independent variable and the dependent variable.

          

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