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Differeniate between each of the follow techniques (instruments) that can facilitate quantification of complex phenomena:

a.A checklist

b.A rating scale

c.A rubric

Penny Poodle wanted to know which dog obedience training program was more effective:

Puppy Pride, the approach she has been using for many years, or Doggie Do-Right, a new

approach. Penny convinced 50 human companions of untrained dogs to participate in her study.

25 of dogs and their humans were randomly assigned to complete the Puppy Pride and the other

25 of dogs and their humans were assigned to complete the Doggie Do-Right

course. At the end of the training programs, all of the dogs were scored on their level of

obedience on a standardized dog obedience checklist (scores could range from 10 to 100).

This study employs a _________________________________ design.

Show the basic format for this design.

In this design, __ ________________________________________ constitute the control group.

In this design, _____ ________________________________________ constitute the treatment group.

In this study, __ ________________________________ is the Independent variable.

In this study, __ _________________________________ is the dependent variable.

Dr. Robbins wants to know if there are different opinions regarding the value of public

school education between Native Americans who have at least one relative who attended Indian

Boarding School and Native Americans who have no family experience with Indian Boarding

School. Dr. Robbins contacts 35 Native American participants in each group. He

asks each person to complete a survey about their attitudes toward public education.

This study employs an____________________ ___________ design.

Show the basic format for this design.

In this design, ____ ________________________________ constitute the control group.

In this design, __________________________________ _ constitute the treatment group.

In this study, ____ ________________________________ ___ is the Independent variable.

In this study, _ _____________________________________ is the dependent variable.

Dr. Robbins wants to know if there are different opinions regarding the value of public

school education between Native Americans who have at least one relative who attended Indian

Boarding School and Native Americans who have no family experience with Indian Boarding

School. Dr. Robbins contacts 35 Native American participants in each group. He wants each

group to include younger as well as older adults,. He asks each person to complete a survey about their attitudes toward public education.

This study employs a________________________ ___________ design.

Show the basic format for this design.

PJ conducts an experimental study on the effects of soft music during high stakes science testing. He randomly assigns students at the school. In one condition he does not provide music for testing while in the other group he does provide the music. He administers a pretest at the beginning of the year and a posttest at the end of the year. PJ’s design is best described as a:

1.Static group comparison

2.Randomized Pretest-posttest control group design

3.Control-group-time-series design

4.Nonrandomized control-group pretest-posttest design

Answer:

Answer:

The primary difference between the Solomon four-group design and the two-factor experimental design is that ONLY the two-factor experimental design:

1.involves four groups of participants.

2.requires random assignment of participants to groups.

3.has a measurement before initial treatment.

4.includes two different treatments.

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Q15. Polly Petunia is Chief Horticulturalist for the Southwest region, encompassing Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. She wants to survey amateur gardeners in her region to determine what, if any, water conservation practices they employ in their home gardening. Polly sends her survey to 150 randomly selected gardeners in each state. Polly is using:

a.purposive sampling.

b.proportional stratified sampling.

c.systematic sampling.

d.stratified random sampling.

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Q16. Paul Pollster, a political psychologist, wants to determine whether rates of voter participation in his home state vary between rural, urban, and suburban voters. He notes that there are more rural voters than suburban or urban voters in the state. Paul should use ______ in this study.

a.simple random sampling

b.cluster sampling

c.proportional stratified sampling

d.systematic sampling

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Q17. Simon Cinema wants to know what the audience thought of tonight’s advanced screening of a heralded psychological thriller called “I Can’t Sleep.” He and his research assistants stand outside the theatre exit and ask every fifth person leaving the theatre to answer several questions about their impression of the movie. Simon is using:

a.systematic sampling.

b.stratified random sampling.

c.convenience sampling.

d.purposive sampling.

Answer:

Q18. Jack Drive wants to know the relationship between intrinsic motivation and course grade among math students. He contacts a local professor who teaches several general education math classes and asks about the possibility of gathering data in her classes. Jack is using:

a.simple random sampling.

b.cluster sampling.

c.convenience sampling.

d.systematic sampling

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Q19. Edward Ethics is studying public opinion regarding prayer in public schools. He plans to gather survey data from a number of churches on Sunday mornings. He also wants to include a number of people who are not associated with an organized religion in his sample. Edward is using:

a.stratified random sampling.

b.cluster sampling.

c.convenience sampling.

d.purposive sampling.

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Q20. Identify each of the following according the text book:

a.response bias.

b.instrumentation bias.

c.researcher bias.

d.sampling bias.

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Q21. Graham recruited student volunteers to participate in his dissertation study. He set up several times for students to come to a specified classroom and read various types of instructional materials and to be tested. He ran all of his control conditions first and then for each session he placed all students at the session in the same treatment condition. This is problematic because those who volunteered early are likely different than those who volunteered later. This problem is primarily due to

1.response bias.

2.instrumentation bias.

3.researcher bias.

4.sampling bias.

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Q22. Jody is interested in studying home schooling because she thinks that students who are home-schooled can’t develop appropriate social skills. As part of her study she will be observing home-schooled children in social settings. Jody’s planned study is particularly susceptible to

a.response bias.

b.researcher bias.

c.sampling bias.

d.instrumentation bias.

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Q23. Rori is observing elite marching bands as part of her dissertation study. She is particularly interested in drum major leadership styles and behavior. She has found that the drum major at her current research site is very interested in showing off for her. This is an example of

a.response bias.

b.researcher bias.

c.sampling bias.

d.instrumentation bias.

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