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Research that uses non-statistical means of analysis is known as __________ research.
qualitative
An objective of __________ research is to develop an understanding of underlying reasons and motivations of some event or phenomena that takes on different values?
qualitative
Research that uses measures such as interviews and observations as a means of data collection is known as __________ research.
qualitative
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 __________.
sample, population
In quantitative research __________ is/are the primary method of controlling extraneous variables.
random selection
Research that typically uses words instead of numbers is known as __________ research.
qualitative
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.
longitudinal
__________ techniques begin to address one of the limitations of quantitative methods - the narrow scope of numerical analysis.
Multivariate
__________ methods make no assumptions about the symmetry of the distribution.
Non-parametric
__________ 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.
multivariate
A(n) __________ design is where the variable under study is not open to random assignment.
quasi-experimental
For __________ research, data are usually collected using well-known techniques or measures.
quantitative
A study where subjects are studied at a single point in time is referred to as a __________ study.
cross-sectional
Multiple regression and factor analysis are statistical techniques used with __________ methods.
multivariate
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.
quantitative
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.
univariate
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.
experimental
Research that uses objective instruments as a means of data collection is known as __________ research.
quantitative
Data collection techniques for quantitative research should be all of the following, except ______.
subjective
__________ methods are used with small sample sizes, skewed samples, etc.
Non-parametric
An objective of __________ research is to generalize data from sample to population.
quantitative
In quantitative research data usually comes from ______.
surveys, questionnaires, measurements using established instruments;
manipulation of events (experimental conditions);
archival sources
(all of the above)
__________ methods simply identify a mathematical relationship.
Correlational
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