RES 341 Research and Evaluation I University of Phoenix Material Research Terminology Matching Assignment Match the letter of the term on the right to the definition of that term on the left. Definitions Terms .1 A research study which includes repeated observations over a period of time. F A. Interval B. Cross-sectional C. Ordinal D. Basic research E. Exploratory F. Longitudinal G. Operational definition H. Ratio I. Applied research J. Nominal K. Descriptive L. Causal .2 A type of research that uses focus groups or small studies to get a “feel” for the problem. E .3 It means in name only, data that consist of observations that can only be classified and counted by category and have no inherent order. For example: The colors chosen by car buyers at a dealership. J .4 Using basic research methods, the outcome of the research is applied to a business problem. I .5 A measurement scale that has no meaningful absolute zero point. For example: The scheduled arrival times (2:00pm, 2:30pm, and 3:00pm) of delivery trucks at a loading dock. A
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