Unformatted text preview: * * 47 . Deshawn Smith is an educational researcher who examines the effects of animated agents in learning from
multimedia instructional materials . He randomly assigns participants to either a group that gets animated
agents in their instructional materials or a group that receives instructional materials without an animated
agent . Deshawn's research can best be described as :`
( 2 . )
experimental research .
action research .
* * 48 . Marcella is an action researcher concerned with the effects of feedback on science concept learning . She
has identified a problem important to her , that is , whether feedback hinders inquiry , and she has
systematically planned a study to address the problem . The next step for Marcella is to :`
diagnose the problem .
conduct the study .
implement the findings .
generate additional questions .
* 49 . What kind of research is best illustrated in the following statement ? " One group of teachers was trained to
call on all their students as equally as possible , another group of comparable teachers received no training*
and the results indicated that the trained teachers ' students achieved significantly higher than the other
teachers' students . "
a . Descriptive research
[ C . )
50 . A research study indicates that one group of teachers was trained to bring each lesson to a form of clear*
closure . A comparable group of teachers received no training . Of the following , which is the most likely
way the researchers made sure the two groups of teachers were comparable ?"
They conducted their research in two schools that had students with comparable backgrounds .
They tested the teachers to determine their levels of intelligence and knowledge of the content they
They interviewed each of the teachers before training one group .
\They randomly assigned teacher's to the two groups before training the teachers
51 . Research in education has received a considerable amount of criticism over the years , with its lack of
impact on classroom practice being one of the most important . " It is both surprising and depressing that
many educators cannot think of a single research output or can think of only trivial outputs that meet this
most practical and important outcome of research " ( Anderson & Shattuck , 2012 , P. 18 ) .`
Which of the following types of research has become prominent in response to these criticisms ?"
) Design- based research
examine the impact of supplemental text organizers , such as concept maps , on students' reading
each study's design depends in part on the results of the previous study .
Design- based research
Of the following , which type of research is best illustrated by this description ?
52 . A research team from a nearby university collaborates with Zoe Gomez , a middle school teacher , to
comprehension of written text . A series of studies are conducted in Zoe's classroom with her students , and
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- Spring '19
- Pat Blaine
- Marcella, Deshawn's research