Academic Advising Nbr. 14 - Research Terms

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Academic advising in higher education today is a complex process requiring knowledge about the informational, relational, and conceptual components of advising. Advisors use specialized knowledge and skills to help their students achieve their educational goals while encouraging their behavioral and intellectual development. --- This quiz covers terms and ideas relating to Educational Research.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following apply to the Scientific Method? (Select all that apply)

    • A.

      Only scientists are qualified to use the scientific method.

    • B.

      Define the problem, Formulate a hypothesis, Collect data, Analyze data, Draw conclusions

    • C.

      Inductive reasoning, Deductive reasoning

    • D.

      Using your Common Sense

    • E.

      Define the problem, Speak with experts, Research the history of the problem, Invent, Make a discovery.

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Define the problem, Formulate a hypothesis, Collect data, Analyze data, Draw conclusions
    C. Inductive reasoning, Deductive reasoning
    Explanation
    A. Of course not.
    B.C. These terms are related to the Scientific Method.
    D. This could be true in some cases, but not necessarily.
    E. This answer is not correct.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following are types of Quantitative Research? (Select all that apply)

    • A.

      Single-Subject Research

    • B.

      Survey Research

    • C.

      Correlational Research

    • D.

      Causal-Comparative Research

    • E.

      Experimental Research

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Single-Subject Research
    B. Survey Research
    C. Correlational Research
    D. Causal-Comparative Research
    E. Experimental Research
    Explanation
    These are all types of Quantitative Research!

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following are types of Qualitative Research? (Select all that apply)

    • A.

      Narrative Research

    • B.

      Quality Discovery Research

    • C.

      Ethnographic Research

    • D.

      Research that recontextualizes top-down convergence items to optimize peer-based higher-order thinking

    • E.

      Case Study Research

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Narrative Research
    C. Ethnographic Research
    E. Case Study Research
    Explanation
    A.C.E. These are the correct answers.
    B. This is incorrect.
    D. Huh? This is gibberish.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following are related to Ethical Issues in Educational Research? (Select all that apply)

    • A.

      Confidentiality

    • B.

      Freedom to leave the study at any time

    • C.

      Informed consent

    • D.

      Anonymity

    • E.

      Freedom from harm

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Confidentiality
    B. Freedom to leave the study at any time
    C. Informed consent
    D. Anonymity
    E. Freedom from harm
    Explanation
    A.B.C.D.E. They are all correct answers!

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following are types of Research? (Select all that apply)

    • A.

      Basic Research, Applied Research

    • B.

      Technology-enhanced research that repurposes existing studies using methods approved by the scientific community.

    • C.

      Research using the Freitag Method of Research (the FMR)

    • D.

      Evaluation Research, Action Research

    • E.

      Research, Development and Implementation

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Basic Research, Applied Research
    D. Evaluation Research, Action Research
    Explanation
    A.D. These are the correct answers.
    B.C.E. I made these up.

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  • 6. 

    The Research process consists of these steps:

    • A.

      Identify the problem, Gather political support, Gain funding, Form committees, and Write reports

    • B.

      Define the problem, Survey the sample, Gather data, and make a report

    • C.

      Think creatively -- inductively and deductively -- to implement metacognitive communities while harnessing performance-based higher-order thinking individuals.

    • D.

      Identifying a problem, Reviewing the literature, Selecting participants, Collecting data, Analyzing data, and Reporting results

    • E.

      1. Define the problem, 2. Collect Data, 3. Creatively analyze the data, 4. Publish your results in an academic journal

    Correct Answer
    D. Identifying a problem, Reviewing the literature, Selecting participants, Collecting data, Analyzing data, and Reporting results
    Explanation
    A. This is incorrect. It just seems like this sometimes.
    C. Huh? This is gibberish. If you selected this answer you should reflect on why you chose a completely non-sensical answer.
    B.E. These are also incorrect.
    D. This is the correct answer.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following statements are correct? (Select all that apply)

    • A.

      Reviewing the literature has a major role in Quantitative analysis.

    • B.

      Qualitative analysis is exploratory and oriented towards understanding.

    • C.

      The participant's experiences are paramount in quantitative analysis.

    • D.

      Quantitative analysis uses numerical data more often than qualitative analysis.

    • E.

      Inductive reasoning has no place in educational research.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Reviewing the literature has a major role in Quantitative analysis.
    B. Qualitative analysis is exploratory and oriented towards understanding.
    D. Quantitative analysis uses numerical data more often than qualitative analysis.
    Explanation
    A.B.D. These are correct
    C. This is incorrect. The participant's experiences are paramount in Qualitative analysis, not Quantitative.
    E. This is not correct.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the below are used during the "Analyzing and Interpreting Data" phase of Qualitative research? (Select all that apply)

    • A.

      Text analysis

    • B.

      Review by experts in the field of study

    • C.

      Statistical analysis

    • D.

      Description and thematic development

    • E.

      Description of trends and a comparison of relationships among variables

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Text analysis
    D. Description and thematic development
    Explanation
    A.D. These are correct.
    B. This is incorrect.
    C.E. These are related to Quantitative research

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  • 9. 

    Which of these statements are true? (Select all that apply)

    • A.

      General research is useless since every situation is unique.

    • B.

      Research is the formal, systematic application of the scientific method to study problems.

    • C.

      The scientific method has serious shortcomings in answering some types of questions.

    • D.

      Quantitative researchers are number-crunching geeks who probably have an extensive Star Trek figurine collection at home.

    • E.

      Qualitative research is the collection, analysis, and interpretation of narrative and non-numeric data to gain insight into a problem.

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Research is the formal, systematic application of the scientific method to study problems.
    C. The scientific method has serious shortcomings in answering some types of questions.
    E. Qualitative research is the collection, analysis, and interpretation of narrative and non-numeric data to gain insight into a problem.
    Explanation
    A. Not true. Research can be generalized to be applicable to other situations. Inductive and deductive reasoning can be used to reach conclusions.
    B. This is correct.
    C. This is true.
    D. Perhaps. But this statement is not logical.
    E. This is true.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these statements are true? (Select all that apply)

    • A.

      Inductive reasoning generalizes from a limited number of observations.

    • B.

      Deductive reasoning uses general observations to arrive at a specific conclusion.

    • C.

      Quantitative research usually tests a specific hypothesis while qualitative research does not.

    • D.

      Educational researchers have extremely difficult jobs that non-researchers just don't appreciate enough.

    • E.

      Correlation is a quantitative measure of the degree of correspondence between variables.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Inductive reasoning generalizes from a limited number of observations.
    B. Deductive reasoning uses general observations to arrive at a specific conclusion.
    C. Quantitative research usually tests a specific hypothesis while qualitative research does not.
    E. Correlation is a quantitative measure of the degree of correspondence between variables.
    Explanation
    A.B. These are correct definitions of inductive and deductive reasoning.
    C. This is true.
    D. If you are an educational researcher you probably think this is true, but further research is needed to prove or disprove this statement.
    E. This is correct.

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