EDUC 860 Quizzes

EDUC 860 Quiz 1,2,3,4

EDUC 860 Quiz Locating and Identifying Scholarly Sources

Covers the Learn material from Module 2: Week 2.

  1. The Internet is the fastest and most effective way to locate scholarly sources.
  2. Scholarly peer-reviewed works should be included in a literature review and many of them should be current literature that was published within the last five years.
  3. Secondary sources are works or publications in which the author or authors review educational practices and programs, or research studies, conducted by others and should make up the majority of your literature review.
  4. Dissertations are not considered peer-reviewed scholarly sources and should probably not be cited in your literature review.
  5. When searching for scholarly sources, which of the following items should you look for?
  6. According to the American Psychological Association (2020), the _______________ is when a potential journal article manuscript is reviewed and evaluated by the authors’ peers in the scientific community based on the quality and potential contribution of each article.
  7. Which of the following is considered a scholarly source?
  8. Which of the following are sources of scholarly journal articles?
  9. Empirical research is a type of research methodology that uses verifiable evidence to draw conclusions and it relies on evidence obtained through
  10. When searching for articles relevant to your topic, it is best to

EDUC 860 Quiz Differentiating Research

  1. How are narrative research syntheses and meta-analyses similar?
  2. How do you know you are reading a scholarly article and not a popular press article?
  3. In the results section of quantitative research article, researchers should thoroughly, in a step by step manner, describe each step that they took to conduct the research.
  4. Meta-analyses are unique in that they
  5. Narrative research syntheses
  6. Narrative research syntheses and meta-analyses should both provide a list of descriptors or key terms, the date span of articles included (e.g., 1990 – 2010), and should have an extensive reference list.
  7. What are the 5 components of research articles?
  8. What are the key elements you will find in a methods section of a research article?
  9. You should be able to read the abstract and determine whether or not you are reading a research article.
  10. A research article with a literature review section at the beginning of the article can serve as a Literature Review article for this section of your binder.

EDUC 860 Quiz APA Format

  1. When using a block quotation, the quotation marks need to be placed just before the parenthetical citation at the end of the quotation.
  2. In scholarly writing, the author should avoid which of the following:
  3. Papers in APA format should generally be double-spaced throughout,
  4. In the reference list, when there are two or more authors, use the word “and” between the last two authors names rather than an ampersand (&).
  5. APA-7 omits the phrase DOI and instead standardizes DOIs to be presented in hyperlink format (i.e.,
  6. When citing multiple sources within in-text citations, how are the sources listed in parentheses?
  7. Acronyms should never be used in the body of the paper, always write out the full name of an entity or term.
  8. “The author” refers to the person or group responsible for a work, including the author of the book, the director of a film, the principal investigator of a grant, and a podcast host.
  9. APA style references for online and print works are largely the same.
  10. When possible, you should attempt to access primary sources rather than using and citing secondary sources.
  11. Except for the hanging indent, which cannot be shown on the quiz format, the reference below is correctly formatted based on 7th
    edition APA standards.
  12. When a direct quotation consists of ____ or more words, it must be in block quotation format.
  13. Liberty University has an Online Writing Center (OWC) that __________
  14. Citations of all resources with three or more authors now use the first author’s last name and the term et al., even from the first citation.
  15. The year (or n.d.) is always included in a parenthetical citation.
  16. When naming multiple authors in the text of a sentence (called a narrative citation), do not use the word “and” to connect them; instead, use an ampersand (&). For example, Jones & Castaneda (2022) concluded that educational researchers should always use correct APA formatting.
  17. References must be formatted with a hanging indent set to 0.5”, which is created in the paragraph settings of Microsoft Word.
  18. Citations in the body of the paper should include only the last names, not first initials, unless you have two or more resources authored by individuals with the same last name in the same year.
  19. Writing from an outline _____________________
  20. Active voice should be used in scholarly writing as much as possible to create direct, clear, and concise writing.
  21. When citing a source, you need to cite each sentence within the paragraph.
  22. The reference list may contain resources that are not cited in the body of the paper.
  23. Which of the following citations is correct for demonstrating synthesis of sources?
  24. In the reference list, the issue number should be in parentheses.
  25. Headings are styling methods of organizing your paper without using an outline format. The rule of thumb is that you must have at least two of each heading level that you use; otherwise, omit that heading level.


EDUC 860 Quiz Summarizing, Analyzing, and Synthesizing

  1. If you cannot accurately ___________ the information found in your articles, you will not be able to synthesize the information to effectively write the literature review.
  2. What are the two types of synthesis?
  3. Which of the following sentence(s) demonstrates a clear synthesis?
  4. In ______________________ synthesis the author works to use multiple sources to explain a perspective or point and the reasons for that perspective.
  5. In ______________________ synthesis the author works to use multiple sources to make an argument for or against a perspective.
  6. involves determining what (if any) relationship(s) exist among different sources and then drawing conclusions based on that information.
  7. After reviewing several articles, you find that most of the articles agree on one point, but the findings in one article contradict the findings in the other articles, what should you do?
  8. When you organize sources in preparation for writing your literature review, how should you organize sources that cover different topics?
  9. Which of the following is not a way to structure a synthesis in a literature review?
  10. When synthesizing material for a literature review, do not
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