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HDE120: Research Methods in Human Development Spring 2007 Exam I Review Guide ± Empirical vs. non-empirical knowledge ± Ways of knowing ± Epistemology and methodology ± Paradigms of Science ± Positivism=confirmation/verification ± Post-Positivism (Popper)=falsification ± Kuhn and the structure of scientific revolution; Paradigm shifts ± Researcher subjectivity; rational objectivity ± Qualities of Science ± Pseudo-science ± Laws, theories, models, hypotheses, axioms/postulates ± The Wheel of Science ± The scientific method ± Phases of a research study ± Anatomy of a research article ± Inductive and deductive reasoning ± Logical fallacies ± Errors on logic and reasoning ± Developing a good research question ± Types of research questions ± Research ethics ± Correlation versus causation ± Causal relationship criteria Timing Covariation Elimination of all plausible alternative explanations ± Research design Correlational research Experimental research
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This note was uploaded on 06/15/2010 for the course HUMAN DEVE HDE120 taught by Professor Katherinemasyn during the Spring '07 term at UC Davis.

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