CJUS 601 Quiz 6

Liberty CJUS 601 Quiz 6 Answers

  1. Research tends to be considered historical when it:
  2. A small town police chief is interested in if his D.A.R.E. program is having an impact on his community, but is not sure that the program is suitable for evaluation. He needs what kind of study conducted?
  3. Utility is intended to ensure that an evaluation will:
  4. Propriety is intended to ensure that an evaluation will:
  5. The following question(s) are based on the following situation: The Children at Risk (CAR) program intervenes in the lives of high-risk adolescents 11 to13 years of age who live in severely distressed neighborhoods. Harrell and her colleagues sought to answer three primary questions: Did CAR youths and families participate in more services and prosocial activities during the program than youths and families in the control and comparison groups? Did CAR youths and caregivers have fewer risk factors and/or protective factors than youths and caregivers in the control and comparison groups one year after the program ended? Were CAR youths less likely to exhibit problem behaviors in the year following the end of the program than high-risk youths in the control group who did not receive CAR services? The third question is an evaluation of:
  6. Accuracy is intended to ensure that an evaluation will:
  7. Once coding procedures are developed for content analysis, their reliability should be assessed by:
  8. Research that seeks to understand the nature or scope of a nation’s criminal justice system is called:
  9. Which of the following would be the most appropriate source if a researcher wanted to study the content of routine presidential appearances before Congress?
  10. Historical analysis allows researchers to:
  11. Which of the following is a disadvantage of historical events research?
  12. The warden of a large prison has observed an increase in officer corruption in the last few months and wonders if the situation requires additional training. He might benefit from hiring a researcher to conduct a:
  13. “One of the largest” comparative research projects undertaken in criminology has been the development of the:
  14. The four general types of evaluation research include all of the following except:
  15. Design a research study using content analysis. Outline a theory, hypotheses, and a research plan. How might content analysis both help and hurt your project?
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