1. Research Methods - lecture outlines

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Lecture Outline : Research Methods in Adolescent Development
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Populations and Samples Why do we need samples? Population Example: 15-year-olds Sample N = 200
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Developmental Research Designs 1.Cross-sectional Research Design Example: o Year: 2011 o Ages: 5 yrs, 6 yrs, 7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs, 10 yrs Advantages and Disadvantages 1.Longitudinal Research Designs Example: Advantages and Disadvantages 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Age 5 Age 6 Age 7 Age 8 Age 9 Age 10
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Methods for Assessing Human Development What are Likert rating scales? Never Less than once a month About once a month About once a week About every day 0 1 2 3 4 No Yes 0 1 Never Sometimes Frequently Always 0 1 2 3
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Methods for Assessing Human Development 1. Self-reports A. Questionnaires Advantages and disadvantages B. Interviews Advantages and disadvantages 2. Interviewer Ratings Advantages and disadvantages 3. Direct Behavior Observation Advantages and disadvantages Multi-method, Multi-informant Approach
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course HDFS 3423 taught by Professor Criss during the Fall '08 term at Oklahoma State.

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