## EDUC 750 Quiz 3

EDUC 750 Quiz Survey and Single Subject Design

EDUC 750 Quiz Mixed Methods and Evaluation Research

EDUC 750 Quiz Qualitative Research

EDUC 750 Quiz Quantitative Research

EDUC 750 Quiz Conceptualization, Measurement, and Sampling

EDUC 750 Quiz Ethical Research Conduct

EDUC 750 Quiz Quantitative Research

Covers the Learn material from Module 4: Week 4.

1. Another term for trend study is:
2. A representative sample of teachers was surveyed five times in a one year period as part of a study examining teaching methods for shy children. By the fourth round of surveys, many of the teachers responded with pat answers in order to get the survey over with. The teachers were likely exhibiting:
3. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a true experiment?
4. Christopher Brown’s (2009) study examining the disconnect between prekindergarten and elementary school teaching approaches was an example of a (n):
5. The authors define ceteris paribus as:
6. What makes a research design quasi-experimental?
7. According to the authors, which type of research design is always preferable?
8. Project STAR was the only large-scale, randomized trial study that examined:
9. Mortality occurs when natural developments in the subject account for at least some of the observed changes between pretest and posttest.
10. Spurious means true or genuine.
11. Process analysis is a technique for avoiding treatment misidentification.
12. Subjects are not randomly assigned to the comparison and experimental groups in quasi-experimental design.
13. According to the _____ hypothesis, there is no relationship in the population; whereas the _____ hypothesis suggests that there is a relationship.
14. Which action is NOT included in the preparation for data analysis?
15. The _____ indicates how sure we can be, given our particular random sample, that the value of some statistic in the population falls within a particular range.
16. The criterion for statistical significance is the probability of _____ that an association is due to chance.
17. How may the problem of outliers be addressed in a distribution?
18. A bar chart would be the best method of describing which variable?
19. An exceptionally high or low value in a distribution is referred to as a(n):
20. The concept of _____ is central to the ethical use of statistics.
21. Central tendency and variability of distributions are described through:
22. The first step in data analysis involves describing the distribution of each variable.
23. How we interpret and report statistics determines their usefulness.
24. Level of measurement determines the appropriateness of a particular statistic.
25. Although data analysis is important, the plan for data analysis does not need to be included in a research proposal.

Other sets

1. Subjects are not randomly assigned to the comparison and experimental groups in quasi-experimental design.
2. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a true experiment?
3. Another term for trend study is:
4. A representative sample of teachers was surveyed five times in a one year period as part of a study examining teaching methods for shy children.  By the fourth round of surveys, many of the teachers responded with pat answers in order to get the survey over with. The teachers were likely exhibiting:
5. Christopher Brown’s (2009) study examining the disconnect between prekindergarten and elementary school teaching approaches was an example of a (n):
6. In a study examining the effects of ADHD medication on school children, the children who don’t receive the medication would be the _____ group.
7. All true experiments have a posttest.
8. Project STAR was the only large-scale, randomized trial study that examined:
9. In the ex post facto control group design, participants decide themselves whether to join the control or treatment group.
10. A researcher who draws conclusions about individual-level processes from group-level data may be making a (n) _____ fallacy.
11. According to the authors, which type of research design is always preferable?
12. Spurious means true or genuine.
13. Lack of symmetry is also called:
14. The mode and median are measures of :
15. A bar chart would be the best method of describing which variable?
16. Secondary analysis involves a substandard data set.
17. Which measure of central tendency can summarize variables at the nominal level?
18. Which action is NOT included in the preparation for data analysis?
19. The square root of the variance is the:
20. Which measure of central tendency would be most affected by a small number of extreme cases?
21. The concept of _____ is central to the ethical use of statistics.
22. Level of measurement determines the appropriateness of a particular statistic.
23. The most frequent value in a distribution is the:
24. The correlation coefficient is a measure of:
25. Frequency distributions that display percentages must also include:
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