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3 Introduction to Educational Research Objectives (see page 3). After reading chapter 1, you should able to:1. List and briefly describe the major steps involved in conducting a research study.2.Given a published article, identify and state:(a) the problem,(b) the procedures,(c) the method ofanalysis, and(d) the major conclusion.
4 Introduction-Objectives 3.Briefly define and state the major characteristics of thefollowing six types of research: historical, qualitative,descriptive, correlational, casual-comparative, andexperimental.4.For each of these six types of research, briefly describe these possible research studies.Example:Experimental--A study to determine the effect of peer tutoring on the computational skill of third graders.
5 Multiple Choice Questions 1.Basic research centers on:(a) developing statistics(b) developing theory(c) application of theory(d) classroom interaction
6 2. Which of the following types of research would require the most ethical considerations? Descriptive researchCorrelational researchHistorical researchExperimental research
7 3. Basically, the scientific method involves: recognition of the problem.formulation of the hypothesis.collecting and analyzing data.all of the above.
8 4. Research used by industry to research products is called: action research.research and development.product initiation research.basic research.
9 5.Which research approach primarily involves the analysis of contextual data? QualitativeQuantitativeNumericalStatistical
10 6. Qualitative research is often referred to in education as: meaningful research.ethnographic research.fast research.numerical research.
11 7. A study that seeks to compare the effect of the whole language reading approach on high and low readingachievers is called:historical.correlational.experimental.causal-comparative.
12 descriptive. quantitative. causal-comparative. correlational. 8. Studies that seek to determine if a relationship exists between two variables are called:descriptive.quantitative.causal-comparative.correlational.
13 9. A study of women in higher education is called: historical.correlational.qualitative.descriptive.
14 10. The major difference between educational research and other research is: the use of statistics.that more people are studied.the nature of the phenomena studied.the theory used.
15 11. Qualitative research tends to: use statistical analysis.be based on the null hypothesis.have an hypothesis emerge as study progresses.none of the above
16 12. A qualitative approach that attempts to answer in detail the characteristics of a particular entity, phenomenon, or person is:ethnography.grounded theory.phenomenology.a case study.
17 13. Survey research is usually referred to as: experimental research.descriptive research.causal-comparative research.qualitative research.
18 14. Most educational research is: applied.theory based.qualitative.statistical.
19 15. The treatment or “causal” factor is referred to as the: dependent variable.ethnographic effect.independent variable.relationship coefficient.