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Chapter 1: Research Methods in Practice
Terms in this set (23)
Pursuit of knowledge to help in some practical problem or need.
Pursuit of basic scientific knowledge that has no immediate practical application.
Ethical research norm that dictates that people who participate in research are not harmed and that they should benefit from the research.
Research to answer "What if?" questions. Contrasts with descriptive research.
Limited to certain times, places, or contexts.
Unprocessed or unaggregated observations—raw data.
A process of scientific reasoning in which theories lead to hypotheses (predictions) that are compared with data (observation).
Research to describe how the world is. Contrasts with causal research.
Theory of knowledge, or ways of knowing.
Research to determine the impact of a program or intervention.
The extent to which the results of a study project to a wider group or context of interest. Also called external validity.
A process of scientific reasoning in which systematic observation leads to the development of theory and hypotheses.
Justice (in research ethics)
Requires consideration of equity among subjects and fairness in regard to who in society becomes a research subject.
Process in which studies or proposals are reviewed and approved (or rejected) by a group of peers—other researchers in the same field—who render a judgment on the methodology and worth of the paper or proposal.
The process in which an organization collects information to measure and report on how well it is doing, usually with the goal of managing to improve its performance.
Collecting new data to provide a description or explanation of the world. Contrasts with secondary data.
The original collection or analysis of data to answer a new research question or to produce new knowledge.
Techniques and procedures that produce research evidence.
Respect for persons (in research ethics)
Dictates that people used as the subjects of research provide informed consent and are not coerced into participating in research.
A way of knowing that is based on systematic observation, logical explanation, prediction, openness, and skepticism.
A view of social science that favors empiricism and applying the scientific method to social phenomena, based on the view that the social world is part of an objective and comprehensible reality.
Data collected by others, such as existing government surveys, administrative records, or transcripts. Contrasts with primary data.
The search for published sources describing the results of research or information provided by others.
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