COUC 515 Quiz Methods Program Evaluation

COUC 515 Quiz: Methods, Program Evaluation, and Designs

  1. Kendyl is investigating the efficacy of counseling programs associated with enhanced relationship satisfaction. Kendyl is aware of John Gottman’s Weekend Workshops for couples and she is interested in the research question: Is there a statistically significant difference in couples’ satisfaction before participating in the workshop and one week after participating in the workshop?
  2. Kendyl decides to use a Paired Samples T-Test and her results indicate a pretest mean of 31.3667 (SD = 6.31082) and a posttest mean of 34.9667 (SD = 6.65652), p = .000.
  3. Under the second phase of program evaluation, which of the following is a step in creating a focused program evaluation?
  4. Single-subject designs involve a longitudinal perspective achieved by repeated observations or measurements of the variable.
  5. Which of the following is true of single-subject experimental designs?
  6. In the context of dependent sample designs, all the extraneous variables should be included in the study as independent variables in order to determine their effects.
  7. Which of the following describes the most essential rules of research as expressed by Kerlinger’s MAXMINCON principle?
  8. Descriptive studies can suggest possible causal connections among variables that can be examined in experimental designs.
  9. Cross- sectional survey studies are like filming a video that documents how changes occur over time.
  10. Which of the following is true of survey research designs?
  11. Cathy conducted a survey on the relationship between substance abuse and average annual income of an individual. She divided the annual incomes into three ranges, labelled them as low income, middle income, and high income, and found the groups to be present in the target population in the ratio of 4:5:1. Cathy needed a sample of 100 participants. She selected 40, 50, and 10 people from each income group in a manner such that each individual in a subgroup had equal chance of getting selected into the respective subsample. Which of the following sampling techniques has Cathy used in this scenario?
  12. Experimental procedures such as randomly assigning clients to placebo groups or to waiting-list control groups can cause problems in real-life counseling.
  13. According to some researchers, findings from analogue research tend to lack _____.
  14. Program evaluators ideally want to be involved while counseling programs are being designed.
  15. Getting stakeholders actively involved in the process of program evaluation is one of the most counterintuitive steps of evaluation.
  16. Which of the following of the following is ideally the next immediate phase of program evaluation after setting the boundaries of the evaluation?
  17. Even though structured observations and participant observations provide two different data sets, it is common to use both observation methods simultaneously in counseling research.
  18. A program evaluator’s responsibility is to determine if there is a match among the counseling treatment, the anticipated outcomes, and the outcome measures
  19. Which of the following is the difference between intensive single-subject designs and single-subject experimental designs?
  20. Which of the following is true about the uncontrolled case study?
  21. Early counseling research tended to focus solely on either client outcome or counseling process.
  22. Correlational designs are one of the most commonly utilized designs in counseling process research.
  23. In the context of program evaluation and research, evaluators are responsible for:
  24. Which of the following questions is asked as part of the fifth step under phase two of counseling program evaluation?
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