TEST YOURSELF What’s the big deal about these 10 commandments of data collection? Identify any three and detail about the consequences of not following them. TEST YOURSELF What do you think a
TEST YOURSELF What’s the big deal about these 10 commandments of data collection? Identify any three and detail about the consequences of not following them. TEST YOURSELF What do you think a primary advantage of an interview is over a more structured tool such as a questionnaire, and when might you want to use the interview technique? TEST YOURSELF There are many famous discoveries in science, but one of the most important methodological ones is the scientific method where groups are compared to one another. Why has this method become so popular and taken on such importance? TEST YOURSELF Provide an example of where the person doing the examining might interfere with the measurement itself. TEST YOURSELF Of the various research method tools you have learned about so far, what are some of the advantages and disadvantages of the correlational research methods? TEST YOURSELF Correlations can be negative or positive, but give an example of how negative does not carry a pejorative meaning and positive outcomes are not always good. Identify a research question and explain how you would study it with a true experiment, a quasi-experiment, and a qualitative study. What is your favorite research method? Why? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this method?