A _____________ measurement is a measurement of things that have physical substance.
a research problem
The process of formal research begins with the identification of__________
It has been proposed that students have difficultly returning to their academic schedule after a holiday or break. Specifically, it has been predicted that there will be more student absences on the Monday following spring break than on the Friday prior to spring break. The first statement describes the _______________, while the second is the _______________.
Professor Harris is constructing a demographic questionnaire for use in a research project. One question asks students to report their age in years. This is an example of a/an
A __________ is a specific mechanism or strategy the researcher uses to collect, manipulate, or interpret data
__________ refers to how consistently a measurement tool will yield the same result when the phenomenon under investigation does not change.
measurement is applied by researchers only to insubstantial phenomena
Three of the following statements about measurement in the research setting are accurate. Which one is NOT accurate?
Kimberly knows that teenagers often do not make good decisions in areas where they have little knowledge. She also knows that most teens have little knowledge about human sexuality. Therefore, Kimberly believes that teens are likely to make poor decisions about sexual activity. This is an example of______
Which type of measurement allows us to rank-order data?
Ashton has performed steps in the scientific method with each of these activities
After starting Chapter 1, Ashton wants to study butterflies using the scientific method. Which of these represents a step or steps in the scientific method?