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  1. convieninece sampling
  2. Physical Traces
  3. Event Sampling
  4. interobserver reliability
  5. Type II error
  1. a Used when researchers are interested in events that happen infrequently. Could be natural disaster, holiday plays in school ect.
  2. b part of indirect observation. Looking at recycling in recycling bin for example or things highlighted in a textbook or if its a "product" it could be cave paintings, MTV, Star Wars Toys
  3. c false negative your data says there isnt something going on in the populations that is going on
  4. d selected respondents primarily because of their availability and willingness to respond
  5. e the degree to which two or more independent observers agree

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 0.2 (very small), 0.2-0.5 small, 0.5-0.8 medium, 0.8 and above (large)
  2. audio or video records of behavior
  3. mail surveys, personal interviews, telephone interviews, and internet surveys
  4. includes convinience sampling and does not guarantee that each element in a population has an equal chance of being represented
  5. a quantitative index of the degree that things vary together or correlate

5 True/False questions

  1. Situation Sampling (food example)observing people eat for a 10 minute period


  2. probability samplingRefers to researchers choosing time intervals for making observations either sytematically or randomly


  3. Confidence Intervalcan be generally defined as any objective coding


  4. codingidentification of units of behavior according to specific criteria that are related to the goals of the study


  5. Effect sizemeasured by "d"are important because they help determine if an effect is meaningful, they make it possible to compare data across studies, they are necessary in power studies to detect a particular effect


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