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Unformatted text preview: Essay Items \31 . Describe and provide an example of each of the kinds of knowledge professional teachers possess . Items 32 and 33 are related . * * 32 Paul Hernandez stands at the front of his classroom and smiles broadly as his seventh graders stroll in for their first meeting . This is the day he's been waiting for , and he feels ready . He is confident that his double major in history and geography will make him a stellar teacher . He feels especially lucky in that he's obtained an emergency certificate and hasn't been forced to waste time in teacher education classes Which type of professional knowledge is Paul most likely to have ? Explain .\ * 33 . Paul explains that geography influences a great many things about our lives , such as the location of major cities , the economies of different areas , and the lifestyles people adopt . This material is very interesting to him , and he's a bit surprised that his students don't seem to share the same interest .\ they ? Paul's approach to instruction suggests that he lacks two forms of professional knowledge . What are The Role of Research in Acquiring Professional Knowledge |34 . Which of the following is the best definition of research ?" a . The process of making decisions about the best way to represent the content that is being taught The process of systematically gathering information in an attempt to answer professional questions The process of requiring students to demonstrate that they have met specified standards , and holding teachers responsible for students' performance levels The process of making changes in educational policy to more nearly meet the needs of students at all 35. Researchers will often consciously manipulate one variable , such as the number of questions teachers ask to measure its effect on another variable , such as student achievement . This process is best described as :` a . descriptive research . correlational research . J experimental research . longitudinal research . 36 . The use of surveys , interviews , or observations to identify people's opinions and attitudes is best described as : descriptive research . correlational research C . d . experimental research longitudinal research . * R . 16 . C . b . a . )correlational research . longitudinal research . >It is used to ensure that groups used in research studies are comparable . 38 . Which of the following statements best describes the role of random assignment in research ?" It is used to ensure that research studies are based on appropriate learning theory . experimental research It is used to ensure that the costs of conducting research studies are within government limits . 37 . Research that identifies a relationship between two variables , such as identifying a relationship between student involvement in learning activities and student achievement is best described as :" descriptive research . 2 . It is used to ensure that researchers don't infringe on people's rights .`...
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  • Spring '19
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  • Causality, use of surveys

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