SFL 290 Test 1
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SFL 290 Test 1
The important word with authenticity?
The important word for accuracy?
What is historical research known as?
This variable is what you measure.
This variable has an unknown impact.
This is a deeper variable that impacts your variables. You might not know what it is.
This variable will harm your experiment if you do not do something about it. That is when you control for it.
What is the null hypothesis?
No relationship between the two variables
What does the phrase "to posit" mean?
One important part of a good hypothesis?
What is qualitative research?
Research without number
What is ethnography?
The study of cultures
What is historiography?
The study of history
What are the three parts of true experimental research?
1. Randomly selected from population.
2. Randomly divided into two groups.
3. Randomly decide which group gets the treatment.
When subjects know they are part of an experiment? The factory with the lights.
What is the number one way to control extranous variables?
Larger sample size
the group is all the same (Mormons, blacks, etc)
What is quasi experimental research?
What is single subject design?
A baseline, B treatment, A withdrawal of treatment and return to baseline, B reintroduction of treatment
What are the two sequences with single subject design?
What is longitudinal method/design?
Following a group of people over a long period of time.
What is multiple baseline design?
Similar to single subject, except multiple subject. Same ABA method.
What is cross sectional method?
A study covering different age groups but all at the same time.
What is a follow up study?
After a study is finished, a few years or month later checking in with the subjects.
What is ANCOVA?
A measure of how much two variables change together and how strong the relationship is between them. Analysis of covariance.
What is external validity?
The extent to which the results of an experiment can be generalized.
What is internal validity?
The accuracy in concluding that the outcome of an experiment is due to the independent variable.
What is historical research?
A methodology for examining how events that have occured in the past affect events in the present and future.
What is a focus group?
A group of participants who are asked to make a judgment about a particular event or object.
What is a case study?
A descriptive research method used to study an individual in a unique setting or situation in an intense manner.
What are some advantages of case studies?
Lots of information gathered
Encourage multiple ways to gather info
Best way to get rich information
Suggest directions for further study
What are 5 disadvantages to case studies?
What you see is not what you get.
Notes from one person is only one reality.
What you have in depth is lost in breadth.
No cause and effects link.
Findings are not easy to generalize.