Unformatted text preview: Sample Question 1 . Describe two advantages of experimental methods (i.e., over survey or qualitative methods) (4 points possible): Better establish causal relationships (internal validity) Control of potentially spurious or explanatory variables Easy to replicate Easy to analyze quantitatively Sample Question 2 . State two reasons why researchers who use survey data report the frequency distribution of groups and subgroups in their sample (4 points possible). To determine whether sample is structured like population from which it is drawn, generalizability, whether sample captures population characteristics (representative), etc. To see if n (whole sample or subgroup) is large enough to limit sampling error, increase precision...
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- Spring '08
- Qualitative Research, Wysong, sample open-ended questions