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Research Methods Chapter 5
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Assignment at Random
Random assignment of subjects to experimental and control groups.
A connection between two entities that occurs because one produces, or brings about, the other with complete or great regularity.
Classical Experimental Design
An experiment with the random assignment of subjects to experimental and control groups with a pre-test and post-test for both groups.
A group of people who all experience a significant event in roughly the same time frame.
A group of subjects who do not receive the experimental treatment or test stimulus.
A research design in which measurements of incurring differences in the independent variable are used to create quasi-experimental and quasi-control groups; extraneous factors are controlled for by statistical means.
Aspects of the research situation that cause participants to guess the purpose or rationale of the study and adjust their behavior or opinions accordingly.
Effect, usually measured numerically, of the independent variable on the dependent variable.
A group of subjects who receive the experimental treatment or test stimulus.
A differential loss of subjects from experimental and control groups that affects the equivalency of groups; threat to internal validity.
A research design in which the researcher controls exposure to the test factor or independent variable, the assignment of subjects to groups, and the measurement of responses.
The ability to generalize from one set of research findings to other situations.
Factors besides the independent variable that may cause change in the dependent variable.
Experimental design used to measure the effect of two or more independent variables singly and in combination.
Experimental designs applied in a natural setting.
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