Non-experimental Quanitative Research

15 Questions  I  By Mr4d on January 16, 2011

  
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1.  The number of police officers and the number of crimes are positively related. This relationship is:
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2.  A researcher studies the relation between early reading and later school achievement. She decides that a potentially extraneous variable in the relationship is IQ. In developing her groups for her study, she pairs each child who was an early reader with a child of the same IQ level who was not an early reader. The control technique she used was:
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3.  The directors of a graduate program in educational research wish to see what types of jobs their graduates take after they finish their program. They randomly sample students from the program and have them fill out questionnaires with items asking about the types of jobs they have had. They also are asked to describe the roles they play in their current positions. This project is best described as having what kind of objective:
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4.  When research is done to test hypotheses and theories about how and why phenomena operate as they do, then the primary purpose of such research is:
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5.  The variable the researcher matches to eliminate it as an alternative explanation is called a(n) _________ variable.
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6.  The positive correlation between teachers’ salaries and the price of liquor is _________.
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7.  When a researcher starts with the dependent variable and moves backwards, it is called ________.
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8.  The method of working multiple hypotheses refers to a technique for identifying rival explanations.
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9.  GLM refers to which of the following?
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10.  The post hoc fallacy is ____.
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11.  Which one of the following is not a step in nonexperimental research?
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12.  If a research finding is statistically significant, then ____.
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13.  Which of the following is/are necessary condition(s) for causation?
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14.  Which of the following independent variables cannot be manipulated in a research study?
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15.  Matching can be done when your independent variable is categorical or quantitative.
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