A broad question is made more specific as terms are more clearly defined.
A broad question is made more specific in order to be more significant.
A specific question is broadened as terms are more clearly defined.
A specific question is broadened in order to be more significant.
Is the "back to the basics" movement good for public schools?
How would the current generation of young adults react if the military draft were reinstated?
Are teachers underpaid?
Does the phonics or the whole-language approach to reading lead to higher achievement?
Does the inclusion of metaphors in text increase reading comprehension?
Is it good to include civics courses in the high school curriculum?
To what factors do successful teachers attribute their success?
Is the college retention rate greater for students who enroll in an academic skills program than for those who do not?
Would long periods of isolation alter a child's emotional development?
Should marijuana be legalized?
Will the use of peer critiques improve college students' compositions?
What are political leaders like after they leave office?
One's score on the Coopersmith Self Esteem Inventory
Parental perceptions of child self-worth as reported on a questionnaire
The value one places on oneself
The number of times per hour a participant makes a statement of self-worth
Clear, significant, and ethical.
Feasible, clear, significant, and ethical.
Feasible, clear, significant, and include a hypothesis.
Feasible, clear, and ethical.
As reflected by achievement in science
As shown by effort displayed in science class
As measured by the "Science Interest" questionnaire
As shown by completing science assignments in class
That the statement reflects a research problem that is fun and interesting.
That there is some sort of data that can be collected in an attempt to answer the problem.
That by answering the research problem, researchers will make money.
That by answering the research problem, a significant positive consequence will affect society.
Definition by example.
Increased water consumption.
The amount of water consumed.
The visible condition of the skin.
A research exploring relationships or associations among variables
A research which tests or examines the effects of a teaching method
A research exploring the traditions, beliefs and practices of a tribe
A research looking into the impact of a newly-implemented program
Teacher hair color.
The time it takes a teacher to grade an essay.
The length a teacher has to walk from the office to her class.
The time it takes for a teacher to drive to work.
A wild guess.
A type of statement made by researchers when they are attempting to get funding for their research.
A prediction of some sort regarding the possible outcomes of a study.
There will be a difference between the students' reading levels.
There will be a difference between lecture and group instruction.
Group instruction is more effective than lecture in the elementary classroom.
A relationship will exist between student IQ and academic performance.
Facts and feelings cannot be separated.
Facts and feelings can be separated and the world is made up of multiple realities.
Facts and feelings can be separated and that the world is made up of facts that can be discovered.
Does videoke singing improve the oral communication skills of students?
Does group learning increase the self-esteem and self-confidence of students?
How do children with a learning disorder cope with the demands of school?
Do the students’ IQ and previous high school grades affect college performance?