# EDEL 567 / EDPY 501 Elluminate Session July 27, 2005.

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EDEL 567 / EDPY 501 Elluminate Session July 27, 2005

Timeline  Quiz # 3 (45 minutes)  Assignment Questions (15 minutes)  Small Group Discussion (optional)

 In which situation might the target population and the sampling frame be exactly the same? a. A study of the math attitudes of eighth grade students in the Southeast. b. A survey of all secondary public, private, and parochial school students in New Orleans. c. A study of the use of technology by middle school students at St. Pius X School. d. A survey of Louisiana's certified teachers.

 A political scientist is investigating the voting pattern of minority groups in large cities. Which sampling procedure will guarantee equal representation of each group in the sample? a. Cluster sampling b. Disproportional stratified sampling c. Proportional stratified sampling d. Quota sampling

 A reading specialist conducted a study in which she used the convenience sampling procedure. The subjects in her study were the 10 special education students in the school who had a reading age of 7 years. The findings from this study a. are representative of students with a reading age of 7 years. b. can be generalized to other special education students with a similar reading age. c. cannot be generalized to other students. d. must be limited to special education students.

 The use of non-probability or purposeful sampling is likely to affect which of the following? a. The representativeness of the sample b. The generalizability of the results c. The usefulness of the results d. All of the above

 If your subjects have volunteered to participate in your study, what will you need to be careful about so that the research is credible? a. Inadequate sample size b. Sampling bias c. Proportional or non-proportional sampling d. Systematic error

 A population is the group that a. the researcher selects. b. is representative. c. is unbiased. d. the sample is drawn from.

 Within a particular school district there are 7 high schools. In the largest high school there are 30 grade 10 English classes. A researcher selects 3 of these English classes to participate in a study on spelling and grammar achievement. What sampling procedure is used in this study? a. Stratified purposeful b. Multi-stage cluster c. Cluster d. Convenience

 The subjects used in the study consisted of 30 students who were identified as being gifted. Each student was interviewed about his or her attitude toward school. What sampling method was used? a. Convenience sampling b. Cluster sampling c. Homogeneous sampling d. Stratified sampling

 Teachers were first selected on the basis of their knowledge of history. This resulted in 80 teachers. Then they were divided on the basis of gender and style of teaching. Each teacher then completed a questionnaire concerning his or her teaching style. What sampling method was used? a. Proportional stratified sampling b. Homogenous sampling c. Multi-stage cluster sampling d. Systematic sampling

 Jane was selected to be interviewed as a result of having talked to Jonathan. What type of purposeful sampling is this? a. Intensity sampling b. Snowball sampling c. Critical case sampling d. Opportunistic sampling

 An example of correct APA formatting for a reference to a journal article with more than six authors is: a. Wolchik, S.A., et al. (2000). An experimental evaluation of theory-based mother and mother-child programs for children of divorce. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 843-856. b. Wolchik, S.A., West, S.G., Sandler, I.N., et al. (2000). An experimental evaluation of theory-based mother and mother-child programs for children of divorce. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 843-856. c. Wolchik, S.A., West, S.G., Sandler, I.N., Tein, J., Coatsworth, D., Lengua, L., et al. (2000). An experimental evaluation of theory-based mother and mother-child programs for children of divorce. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 843-856. d. Wolchik, S.A., West, S.G., Sandler, I.N., Tein, J., Coatsworth, D., Lengua, L., Weiss, L., Anderson, E. R., Greene, S. M. & Griffin, W. A. (2000). An experimental evaluation of theory-based mother and mother-child programs for children of divorce. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 68, 843-856.

Assignment  Due on Friday, July 29  Any questions or concerns?  Breakout rooms – I will put you with whoever you would like, just let me know.

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