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Unformatted text preview: • Institutional Review Board-Panel to which researchers must submit descriptions of propsed research involving human subjects for the purpose of ethics review. • Overt Observation-Observation in which those being observed are informed of the observer’s presence and purpose. • Participant Observation-Observation in which the observer becomes a regular participant in the activities of those being observed. • Structured Observation-Systematic observation and recording of the incidence of specific behaviors. • Unstructured Observation-Observation in which all behavior and activities are recorded. Johnson Chapter 9: Sampling • Cluster Sample-A probability sample that is used when no list of elements exists. The sampling frame initially consists of clusters of elements. • Confidence Level-The degree of belief that an estimated range of values—more specifically, a high or low value—includes or covers the population parameter. *...
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- Spring '08
- researcher, indirect observation