EXSC 525 Quiz 1

EXSC 525 Quiz Introduction to Research Methods

Covers the Learn material from Module 1: Week 1.

  1. Another term that describes the unscientific method of tenacity is
  2. Special language that is regularly used in a particular eld but which may not be meaningful to people outside the eld is called
  3. The abstract of a study should
  4. A researcher conducts a study on the effectiveness of computer- assisted instruction (CAI) by comparing classes that use this method with classes that do not. The researcher expects the CAI classes to show higher gains in achievement. This expectation is
  5. A good beginning point in a literature search for the student with a very limited knowledge about a topic is
  6. The generalizability of the results pertains to what kind of validity?
  7. Which of the following statements is true concerning ERIC?
  8. The inductive and deductive processes are important in
  9. The primary sources of a literature review are
  10. The only type of research that can manipulate treatments and establish a cause and effect is
  11. Which of the following is not an important purpose for reviewing the literature?
  12. The term coined by Kuhn to denote the scientific approach that is used widely in the natural sciences is
  13. Which of the following is not a common error in the review of literature sections of theses?
  14. References to books should include
  15. With regard to capitalization only in APA style, which of these references is/are correct?
  16. The extent to which the results of a study can be attributed to the treatments used in the study is the definition of what kind of validity?
  17. In the example in chapter 1 of the experiment that compared aerobic dance with jogging, what was the dependent variable?
  18. References to journal articles should include
  19. Compared to applied research, basic research
  20. When we say that research is empirical, we mean that the researcher
  21. Explain the steps in the scientific method of problem solving. Briey discuss at least two important assumptions that underlie the scientific method (10pts).
  22. Briey discuss at least five benefits of taking a research methods course early in the graduate program (10pts).


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