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R & vanR Chapter 1 Quiz

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Please answer each of the following questions to help you self-assess your understanding of "Chapter 1: Research in the Real World" (Remler & Van Ryzin, 2010)
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2. Please Match the Term to Its Definition *This question is required.
Space Cell Theory of knowledge, or ways of knowing.A process of scientific resoning in which theories lead to hypotheses (predictions) that are compared with data (observation).Answer to "what if?" questions. Contrasts with descriptive research.Limited to certain times, places, or contexts.Pursuit of scientific knowledge that has no immediate practical applicationEthical research norm that dictates that people who participate in research are not harmed and they should benefit from the researchUnprocessed or unaggregated observations – raw data.Research to describe how the world is. Contrasts with causal research.Pursuit of Knowledge to help in some practical problem or need
Basic research
Contingent
Causal research
Applied research
Epistemology
Data
Descriptive research
Beneficence
Deduction
3. Please Match the Term to Its Definition *This question is required.
Space Cell A process of scientific reasoning in which systematic observation leads to the development of theory and hypotheses.Collecting new data to provide a description or explanation of the world.The original collection or analysis of data to answer a new research question or to produce new knowledge.Process in which studies or proposals are reviewed by a group of peers who render judgment.Research to determine the impact of a program or intervention.Social science research that patterns itself after the traditional scientific method of the natural sciences.The extent to which the results of a study project to a wider group of context of interest. Also called external validity.The process in which an organization collects information to measure how well it is doing.Requires consideration of equity among subjects and fairness in regard to who in society becomes a research participant
Induction
Primary research
Justice
Primary data
Peer review
Evaluation research
Positivism
Generalizatbility
Performance measurement
4. Please Match the Term to Its Definition *This question is required.
Space Cell Data collected by others, such existing surveys, records or transcripts.An approach that favors empiricism and applying the scientific method to social phenomena.When two variables presumed to be causally related in fact are not. Any relationship is caused by due to a common cause.Researchers who insist that social research start with strong theories and test these with emperical predictions.Techniques and procedures that produce research evidence.How two different variables covary or are related.The search for published sources describing the results of research or information provided by others.Dictates that people used as the subjects of research provide informed consent and are not corerced into participating in research.A way of knowing that that is based upon observation, logical explanation, predicition, openess, and skepticism.
Research methods
Secondary research
Structuralists
Respect for persons
Scientific realism
Scientific method
Relationship
Spurious correlation
Secondary data
5. Which of the following represents a way research has become a part of modern public policy and management? *This question is required.
6. Primary research includes: *This question is required.
7. The following is an example of a causal research question: *This question is required.
8. Someone who commissions research must be able to: *This question is required.
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