ADPR3510 Ch 12.ppt

ADPR3510 Ch 12.ppt - Chapter 12 Quantitative Research ( c)...

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Chapter 12 Quantitative Research (c) Guilford Press, 11
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What Is an Experiment? (c) Guilford Press, 22 Method that definitely tests for relationships between one variable and another Independent variables Dependent variables Control over extraneous variables Explanation of variance due to variables
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Importance of Experiments (c) Guilford Press, 33 Advantages of the method: Establish if a variable exists Establish relationships between variables Ability to provide evidence for causation Disadvantages Lack of “reality” Lack of ability to cross the “ecological”
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Variable Relationships (c) Guilford Press, 44 Ability to establish if one variable influences another Requires a controlled environment Allows researcher to establish whether a relationship is real or spurious Reduces impact of extraneous variables
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(c) Guilford Press, 55 Laboratory Experiment Highly controlled Artificial Simulation Experiment
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2011 for the course ADPR 3510 taught by Professor Sweetser during the Fall '09 term at UGA.

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ADPR3510 Ch 12.ppt - Chapter 12 Quantitative Research ( c)...

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