Research Methods Study Guide Exam 3

Research Methods Study Guide Exam 3 - Research Methods...

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Research Methods Study Guide Exam 3 Chapters 9, 10, 11 - Manipulation – in an experiment, conditions or variables assigned or presented to a participant - Assignment – in an experiment, pariring a subject with a condition or variable, according to the experimenters plain - Observation – the record of behavior - Correlational research – nonexperimental research that measures two or more variables to determine the degree of relationship between them - Observational research – study method in which the researcher observed and records ongoing behavior but does not attempt to change it - Archival research – study method that examines existing records to obtain data and test hypothesis - Case study – exploratory study of an existing situation as a means of creating and testing a hypothesis - Survey – assessing public opinion or individual characteristics by the use of questionnaire and sampling methods - Hermeneutics – the principles of interpretation of a text’s meaning - Naturalistic observation – observational research of subjects in their natural environment carried out to disturb the subjects as little as possible - Unobtrusive research – another term for naturalistic observation, commonly used in the social sciences - Nonreactive research – another term for naturalistic observation in te social sciences, emphasizing that the subjects are unaware that they are being studied - Physical trace – unobtrusive measure of behavior that uses physical evidence - Laboratory observation – a type of observation that occurs in the lab rather than in
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