Academic Advising Nbr. 17 - Research Methods

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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 Qualitative Research.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Select the types of Qualitative Research below. (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Narrative Research

    • B. 

      Survey Research

    • C. 

      Correlational Research

    • D. 

      Case Study Research

    • E. 

      Ethnographic Research

  • 2. 
    The validity and reliability of qualitative research is concerned with: (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Trustworthiness

    • B. 

      Descriptive, Interpretive, Theoretical, and Evaluative Validity

    • C. 

      Being published in an academic journal

    • D. 

      Truthiness

    • E. 

      Credibility, Transferability, Dependability, and Confirmability

  • 3. 
    Data collection techniques for qualitative research include: (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Observation

    • B. 

      Interviews, structured and unstructured

    • C. 

      Questionnaires

    • D. 

      Experimentation

    • E. 

      Examining Records such as journals, maps, videotapes, and other artifacts

  • 4. 
    Select the types of Ethnographic Research below (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Particularistic, Descriptive and Heuristic

    • B. 

      Structured and Unstructured

    • C. 

      Critical, Realist and Case-Study

    • D. 

      Pre-experimental, Experimental, and Quasi-Experimental

    • E. 

      Nominal, Ordinal, Interval, Ratio

  • 5. 
    Select the methods of analyzing multiple case studies below. (Choose all that apply).
    • A. 

      Unordered Meta-Matrix, and Site-Ordered Descriptive Matrix

    • B. 

      Active participant observation

    • C. 

      Time-ordered Meta-Matrix and Scatterplots

    • D. 

      The Matrix

    • E. 

      Site-Ordered Effects Matrix and Causal Models

  • 6. 
    Which of the below are true statements? (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Case-study research focuses on a bounded system.

    • B. 

      Narrative research involved observing the narrator in their natural setting and studying their cultural biases.

    • C. 

      Case-study research focuses on solving everyday problems.

    • D. 

      Ethnographic research is the study of the cultural patterns and perspectives of participants in their natural settings.

    • E. 

      Narrative research is concerned with personal experiences and the meanings they attribute to the experience.

  • 7. 
    Guidelines for observers include: (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Maintaining rapport

    • B. 

      Reciprocity

    • C. 

      Tolerance for people who lie to researchers

    • D. 

      Personal determination

    • E. 

      Letting go of control

  • 8. 
    The process of conducting Case Study research involves: (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Documenting the study's goals, Gaining institutional support, performing the research, publishing the results

    • B. 

      Determine the research question, Define the case under study, Determine the role of theory, Determine the theoretical and conceptual framework, and Determine the type of case study

    • C. 

      Researching autobiographies, personal accounts, interviews, life stories, oral histories, and other artifacts

    • D. 

      Describing the study's validity and reliability

    • E. 

      Identify the problem, review the literature, selecting participants, collecting data, analyzing the data, reporting results

  • 9. 
    Field notes should include: (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Descriptive information

    • B. 

      Both inductive and deductive information

    • C. 

      Reflective information

    • D. 

      Descriptive information about the theoretical underpinnings of the study

    • E. 

      A review of the literature for this case-study

  • 10. 
    Qualitative research is difficult because: (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      It can take a long time to gather the data

    • B. 

      It is not supported by the research establishment

    • C. 

      It involves personal contact and relationships that can influence the researcher and ruin their career.

    • D. 

      Going undercover can keep the researcher away from their families for several years.

    • E. 

      The concepts are much more complicated than quantitative research.