EDUC 775 Quiz Psychological Inquiry

EDUC 775 Quiz: Psychological Inquiry in Education

Covers the Textbook material from Module 1: Week 1.

  1. The way we conceive of ourselves in everyday life, such as understanding our own behavior and that of others as resulting from motives or desires associated with an inner self is called?
  2. Which theorist adopted an interactional and evolutionary approach which defined educative experiences as interaction and continuity?
  3. Who is considered the first theorist to have studied the psyche naturalistically?
  4. What two paradigms did Cronbach examine in scientific psychology?
  5. In learning theory, the notion that one learns from external task contingencies depends on how the task has been?
  6. In behavioristic learning theory the environmental contingencies have to remain?
  7. Which theorist compared internal theories (psychodynamic and trait theories), external theories (radical behaviorism), and interactional accounts?
  8. What are distinct approaches to the study of learning and development in educational settings called?
  9. The logic that guides the use of a method and that supports reasoning about its data is called?
  10. A set of testable, empirically supported hypotheses about how students’ understanding develops toward specific disciplinary goals for learning is called?
  11. Which mode of inquiry is used to develop insight into learning from computer-mediated peer interaction and student-teacher interaction during learning activities?
  12. Which type of research analyzes relationships among psychological processes and outcomes over time?
  13. Judgments about reproducibility answer the question of whether another investigation would hypothetically have generated the same?
  14. Researchers in the field of educational psychology have taken advantage of the increased availability of large?
  15. What is a staple of research in educational psychology which combines measurement models, provides links between observed responses and represents multivariate relations?
  16. Researchers in educational psychology have started to acknowledge the importance of measurement invariance facilitated by its increased availability in?
  17. Who argued that the appropriate model specificiations depends on the nature of the construct?
  18. Large-scale research in educational psychology is often confronted with this type of data from observational studies or quasi-experiments in which students self-select to different conditions.
  19. Future trends in educational psychology are likely to increase the need for an informed use of what type of models?
  20. Measurement issues are more likely to become more relevant in what type of experimental work on teaching and learning?
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