EDUC 500 Quiz 1

  1. In one study, researchers investigated the relation between students’ attentiveness in class and their achievements and IQs. This type of study is an example of a/an:
  2. A researcher wants to study the effects of rewards on motivation and needs to set up two groups: one to receive rewards for its efforts and one to receive no rewards. What procedure should the researcher use to guarantee both groups are essentially equivalent?
  3. Research‐based professional development opportunities offer teachers:
  4. Because classrooms typically have 20 or more students, an intentional teacher’s task is to:
  5. A researcher carefully planned a study and randomly assigned children to one of two groups, ensuring that:
  6. Variables for which there is no relationship between levels of one compared to another are referred to as:
  7. The degree to which results of an experiment can be applied to real‐life situations is known as:
  8. The aim of research in educational psychology is:
  9. Hart is a first‐grade teacher and she is doing research in her own classroom. This type of descriptive research is called:
  10. One way toward becoming an intentional teacher in your beginning years is to:
  11. Which of the following is an accurate statement about the role of educational psychology in teacher preparation?
  12. Researchers in the Lepper study created a highly structured setting for educational experiments allowing them which of the following?
  13. During sixth hour, two students whisper to each other about the upcoming dance. The teacher continues discussing the lesson while walking toward the students. The students stop whispering and begin taking notes. Which principle of classroom management has the teacher employed?
  14. According to our text, pedagogy is the link between which of the following?
  15. Tamika is better than average in both reading and math. What else might we expect about her reading and math?
  16. Mandava asks the school psychologist to observe the behavior of her second‐hour class and then design a special program for them. The psychologist returns to observe the students’ behavior under the new program and finally to observe their behavior after she discontinues the new program. This type of study is a/an:
  17. According to our text, which of the following is the most frequently used research method in educational psychology?
  18. Teacher efficacy is the degree to which teachers do what?
  19. Baden began using a sticker chart to reward students for on‐task behaviors and recorded her students’ behavioral responses. She continued using the sticker chart for one week, then discontinued the chart and again recorded behavioral responses. Finally she compared the behavior records to determine if the sticker chart had made a difference. The study Ms. Baden conducted would be known as:
  20. In a research study, two groups of children were given markers and paper and given permission to draw pictures. Children in one group were given a reward for being “good players” at the end, but the second group of children received no reward. In this experimental situation, researchers:
  21. Research aimed at identifying and gathering detailed information about something of interest is:
  22. Davis is hoping to learn why some of his sixth‐grade students are performing poorly during the third quarter. He finds that the more students are absent, the lower his or her grades are likely to be. His results reflect:
  23. How do intentional teachers achieve a sense of efficacy?
  24. An educational research experiment conducted in an actual classroom is called:
  25. Laboratory studies offer highly reliable data characterized by:
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