PGS 101, Lec 2 (Research Methods)

PGS 101, Lec 2 (Research Methods) - Experiments When? How?...

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Research Methods
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Types of Research Qualitative Quantitative
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Types of Research Qualitative Qualitative Survey Natural Observation Case Study Quantitative Descriptive Correlational Experimental
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Qualitative Survey When? How? Limitations?
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Natural Observation When? How? Limitations?
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Case Studies When? How? Limitations?
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Descriptive Research When? How?
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Statistical Analysis of Descriptive Data Mean Median Mode Percentages
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Correlational Research When? How? Limitations?
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Relationship between aggressive TV & aggressive behavior Yes, but which way? Aggress TV --------------- Aggress behav or Aggress TV -------------- Aggress behav
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Correlation Coefficient = R Range of R? How to Interpret R? Is there is a relationship? Positive or negative? Strength?
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+ Rel =  (or  ) - Rel =  (or  )
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Unformatted text preview: Experiments When? How? Independent variables (IVs) Dependent variables (DVs) Experimental group Control group A Trick for Identifying DVs & IVs The IV causes the DV Two criteria that must be met for your study to be a True Experiment More stupid pet tricks Experiments: Cause, lead to, results in, affects Correlational research: Relationships, related, linked, associated Descriptive research: Describe, demographics, composition Qualitative Survey: Opinions, attitudes Natural Obseration: Public behavior Case study: Unusual or infrequent phenomena Significance Testing of Comparative Data Compare 2 or more group means Significantly different or just due to chance? Whats in a p-value How to interpret a p-value...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2011 for the course PGS 101 taught by Professor Blan during the Fall '08 term at ASU.

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