Practical Research 2 Reviewer: Research Design, Sampling, Instruments, Quantitative Analysis

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What is the purpose of a historical research design?

To collect, verify, and synthesize evidence from the past to establish facts that defend or refute your hypothesis

What does the term 'sampling plan' refer to in research?

A detailed outline of which measurements will be taken at what times, on which material, in what manner and by whom that support the purpose of an analysis

What is the definition of 'population' in research?

A large group of people

What does 'experimental research design' use to establish cause-effect relationships among variables?

The scientific method

What is the purpose of 'descriptive research design'?

To describe the status of an identified variable such as events, people or subjects as they exist

What is the definition of simple random sampling?

Refers to a sampling technique in which samples are obtained using some objective chance mechanism

What does validity refer to in the context of research instruments?

The extent to which the instrument measures what it intends to measure and performs as it is designed to perform

What is the definition of non-probability sampling?

When there is no way of estimating the probability that each element has a chance of being included in the sample

What are primary data?

Data that can be collected from the original source in a controlled or uncontrolled environment

What is structured interview?

When the interview follows a specific format with the same line of questioning

Test your knowledge on research design, sampling, instruments, and quantitative analysis. This quiz covers key concepts related to practical research and its various components.

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