COUC 515 Quiz Research Process

COUC 515 Quiz Research Process and Descriptive Methods

  1. In counseling, the segregation of science and practice is essential in order to maintain updated knowledge that practitioners can integrate in their clinical work.
  2. In the constructivist paradigm, there can be no predictions based upon hypothesized truths or tests of conjectures.
  3. The foundation of counseling and counseling psychology is based on the integration of:
  4. The _____ focuses on how clinicians develop and test hypotheses in the session while working with their clients.
  5. The importance of science in the psychology field has experienced a steep decline over the past few decades.
  6. Belief in the utility of research is a critically important factor in the process of becoming a competent counselor- researcher
  7. Which of the following is true of the scientist-practitioner model of training in counseling?
  8. Scientific research can advance researchers’ understanding of human behavior by providing data that can be used to understand these behaviors. This contributes to the ability to alter such behaviors through counseling and consultation interventions.
  9. In its ideal form, the scientist-practitioner model has a _____ split of performing science and practice activities
  10. According to Gelso et al. (2013), which of the following components of graduate training programs fosters positive attitudes toward research among students?
  11. Once a research question enters the formative stage and an investigator continues to develop the design and methodologies of a particular study, the original research question cannot be changed.
  12. Identifying a topic of research is the same as developing a specific research question or hypothesis that can guide research.
  13. It is essential for researchers to focus on investigating a few constructs only and not to try to do too much in developing an original contribution
  14. Operational definitions are referred to as a sort of manual of instructions that spells out what an investigator must do to measure or manipulate research variables during the procedures of a study.
  15. Identify a main component in the process of selecting a research topic and developing a research idea into a testable hypothesis.
  16. In unstructured interviews that are used as part of qualitative research, an interviewer has great latitude to explore a phenomenon of interest and ask probing questions to get a more complete description
  17. Research in the social sciences should indicate that reliability estimates in excess of .
  18. In the context of qualitative research phases and their associated tasks, which of the following tasks belongs to the phase “The Researcher as a Multicultural Subject”?
  19. Which of the following statements is true of qualitative researchers?
  20. In the context of qualitative research strategies, memo writing, constant comparative method, and theoretical sampling are primary features of
  21. Which of the following is a reason to pay particular attention to the discussion section of articles when specifying research questions and hypotheses?
  22. Even when a researcher has carefully designed an independent variable, there is no assurance that the experimental manipulation will achieve its purpose.
  23. Which of the following is a difference between independent variables and status variables?
  24. Even though the analysis of status variables is often identical to that of independent variables, it is more difficult to establish causal inferences because
  25. Which of the following research designs is an example of an independent variable with two conditions?
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