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Data derived from historical documents or policy reports would be considered an unobtrusive measure.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