Liberty University EDUC 750 QUIZ 2

EDUC 750 QUIZ 2

·         Question 1

3 out of 3 points

In a study of school attendance patterns for Girl Scout Troop 1234, gender would be considered a (n):

·         Question 2

3 out of 3 points

Which type of validity is used when no clear criterion exists for validation purposes?

·         Question 3

3 out of 3 points

The definition of a concept is closely related to:

·         Question 4

3 out of 3 points

Asking questions is the basis of surveys, and experimental and qualitative research.

·         Question 5

3 out of 3 points

The process of connecting concepts to observations is called:

·         Question 6

3 out of 3 points

Data derived from historical documents or policy reports would be considered an unobtrusive measure.

·         Question 7

3 out of 3 points

Few resources, less qualified teachers, and lower academic performance are characteristics of:

·         Question 8

0 out of 3 points

At the nominal level of measurement, a variable’s attributes are exhaustive when:

·         Question 9

3 out of 3 points

A researcher who reverses the order of the response choices in an index and then re-administers that index to subjects is likely trying to establish _____ reliability.

·         Question 10

3 out of 3 points

Triangulation refers to the:

·         Question 11

3 out of 3 points

According to the authors, available online data are often inaccurate.

·         Question 12

3 out of 3 points

Which of the following is NOT an unobtrusive measure, as outlined by Webb et al. (2000)?

·         Question 13

3 out of 3 points

In order to evaluate the quality of a sample, the population must be clearly stated.

·         Question 14

3 out of 3 points

How many steps are involved in systematic random sampling?

·         Question 15

3 out of 3 points

Understanding sampling distributions is the foundation for understanding how statisticians can estimate sampling error.

·         Question 16

3 out of 3 points

The larger the _____, the less _____ the findings.

·         Question 17

3 out of 3 points

Which type of research would be most likely to involve a nonprobability sampling method?

·         Question 18

3 out of 3 points

Individual members of a sample whose characteristics are being measured are called:

·         Question 19

3 out of 3 points

Any single random sample can be thought of as just one of an infinite number of random samples that, in theory, could have been selected from the population.

·         Question 20

3 out of 3 points

_____ sampling is another term for haphazard sampling.

·         Question 21

0 out of 3 points

The smaller the sample size, the less sampling error.

·         Question 22

3 out of 3 points

Snowball sampling would be most useful for studying which one of the following groups?

·         Question 23

3 out of 3 points

A study sampling students at Pine Ridge Elementary in Beachside, Iowa would represent the population of:

·         Question 24

3 out of 3 points

When may sampling be unnecessary?

·         Question 25

3 out of 3 points

Sample generalizability refers to: