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Group Presentation - Last stage in the process of defining...

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- Systematic observation and  representation by scores or numerals
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Operational definition –  “decide what types of  empirical observations should be made to measure  the occurrence of an attribute or behavior”    The Process:  Researchers must define concepts used in  hypothesis; must also decide how to measure presence,  absence, or amount of concepts in the real world Concepts precise meaning becomes clear Evaluated according to how well definitions correspond to  the concepts they are meant to measure
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Unformatted text preview: Last stage in the process of defining a concept: 1. Begin with an abstract concept 2. Attempt to define concept in a meaningful way 3. Decide in specific terms how concept is to be measure 4. Attain a definition that is sensible, close to our meaning of the concept, and exact in what it tells us about how to go about measuring the concept Familiarize yourself with operational definitions used by researchers, which will help to better interpret and generalize research results...
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