Research 202 CH5
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Research that uses non-statistical means of analysis is known as __________ research.
An objective of __________ research is to develop an understanding of underlying reasons and motivations of some event or phenomena that takes on different values?
Research that uses measures such as interviews and observations as a means of data collection is known as __________ research.
The methodical and controlled nature of the data gathering and data analysis(ses) is aimed at eventually being able to extrapolate findings from a small body of participants, the __________, to a larger body, the __________.
In quantitative research __________ is/are the primary method of controlling extraneous variables.
Research that typically uses words instead of numbers is known as __________ research.
A study that follows a group of individuals across a span of time to see what happens over that time is referred to as a __________ study.
__________ techniques begin to address one of the limitations of quantitative methods - the narrow scope of numerical analysis.
__________ methods make no assumptions about the symmetry of the distribution.
__________ methods are in response to the recognition that rarely does one dependent variable or one manipulation describe the complexity of human behavior or variable and context interaction.
A(n) __________ design is where the variable under study is not open to random assignment.
For __________ research, data are usually collected using well-known techniques or measures.
A study where subjects are studied at a single point in time is referred to as a __________ study.
Multiple regression and factor analysis are statistical techniques used with __________ methods.
All of the following represent limitations of quantitative research, except _________.
it is too flexible and thus not precise
__________ research yields variable associations and relationships, and comparative data across groups and/or manipulations that are statistically significant.
Research questions may be stated as __________ (no difference) or as __________ (statement of the difference expected).
null hypothesis, alternative hypothesis
Correlations, t-tests, and ANOVA (Analysis of Variance) are statistical techniques used with __________ methods.
A(n) __________ design uses randomly selected individuals randomly assigned to different experimental (treatment) conditions, one of which can be a no-treatment control, where there is a minimum of two such conditions.
Research that uses objective instruments as a means of data collection is known as __________ research.
Data collection techniques for quantitative research should be all of the following, except ______.
__________ methods are used with small sample sizes, skewed samples, etc.
An objective of __________ research is to generalize data from sample to population.
In quantitative research data usually comes from ______.
surveys, questionnaires, measurements using established instruments;
manipulation of events (experimental conditions);
(all of the above)
__________ methods simply identify a mathematical relationship.