Research Methods and Designs
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Research Methods and Designs

Explore the different approaches to research, including quantitative and qualitative methods, experimental and quasi-experimental designs, and learn about the role of variables and statistical procedures.

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Qualitative research involves the use of statistical procedures to arrive at findings.

False

Experimental research design involves random assignment of subjects to different conditions.

True

It is not necessary to justify the use of selected research instruments.

False

Reliability refers to the degree of accuracy with which an instrument measures what it is designed to measure.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

The research paper should not reveal the mechanism for arriving at the sample.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

There are limited research designs available to researchers.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

In qualitative research, the aim is to select a large sample size to represent the population.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Quantitative research is based on numerical data that can be analysed using statistics.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

In descriptive research, the goal is to explore specific experiences and opinions.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

Random selection is a technique used in qualitative research to select subjects.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

In observational studies, data is collected through experiments.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Existing data from patient databases can be used as a data collection technique in research.

<p>True</p> Signup and view all the answers

Grounded theory uses a deductive approach to formulate theory.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

In qualitative research, the aim is to prove a specific hypothesis.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Ethnography is a research approach that examines unique stories to explore a phenomenon.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Qualitative research seeks to understand individual experiences through numerical analysis.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

Action research is a qualitative approach that examines historical development of concepts or situations.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

In qualitative research, closed questions are used to facilitate the acquisition of data.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

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