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Which type of research relies primarily on the collection of quantitative data? 

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This kind of research paradigm
requires that in data analysis the
researcher searches for patterns,
themes, and holistic feature.


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This kind of research results are generalizable. 

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This kind of research the nature of data is in depth interviews, participants’ observations, document analysis and field notes. 

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This kind of research data analysis is quantitative and qualitative 

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In this kind of research the nature of reality is subjective 

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This kind of research the nature of reality is objective. 

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This kind of research data analysis identifies statistical relationships 

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This kind of research the belief is that facts are valuefree and unbiased 

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Action research is
1.Reflecting and thinking about your teaching
2.A process of examining educational practices using research
3.A plan of inquiry which may be formal or informal 

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2.A process of examining educational practices using research 


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True/False:
The three major research paradigms are: qualitative, quantitative and case studies 

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True/False
The two essential parts of a good argument are claims and warrants. 

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True/False
Personal diaries are acceptable for document analysis. 

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True/False:
Written response section to an open ended survey is an example of data suitable for document analysis. 

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True/False
In mixed methods research the final report is statistical and reports significance. 

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False
Quantitative is statistical 


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True/False
In mixed methods research corroborated results may be generalizable. 

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True/False
Photographs are acceptable for document analysis. 

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True/False
Action research is conducted outside of the context of teacher’s environment. 

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True/False
Action research can be conducted individually or collaboratively. 

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True/False
In qualitative research the nature of reality is commonsense and pragmatic. 

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What are the three kinds of qualitative data are: 

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interviews
observations
document analysis 


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A powerful technique that facilitates validation of data through cross verification from two or more sources. 

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The systematic determination
of the merit or worth of an
object and involves making
value judgments. 

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When NOT to Evaluate:
(6 reasons) 

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•Evaluation would produce trivial information
•Evaluation results will not be used
•Evaluation cannot yield useful, valid information
•Evaluation is premature for the stage of the program – do developmental evaluation instead
•Propriety of evaluation is doubtful
 An evaluability assessment suggests that an evaluation is inappropriate at this time



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What year and counrty was Measurement first used in? 

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James Catell coins the phrase "_____ _____" 

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What year was the college entrance examination board created? 

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Alfred Binet and Theodore Simon created the first... 

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What year was the Educational Testing Service (ETS) created? 

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What are the two categories of statistics? 

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desriptive and inferential 


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The 4 properties of the abstract number system include: 

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Identity
Magnituse
Equal intervals
True Zeros 


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Four levels of describe the properties of numbers: 

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Nominal
Ordinal
Interval
Ratio 


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Lowest Form of Measurement 

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Nominals properites and mathematical operations: 

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•Properties: Identity
•Mathematical operations NONE 


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ChiSquare is the most commonly used statistical test for: 

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Lowest Level of Measurement and least matching the number scale 

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Properties: Identity and magnitude 


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Measurement Scale that is categorical 

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measurement scale that assigns rank/order 

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Type is measurement scale that gives information about the distance between values 

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Properties of Interval Data and Mathematical Operations of Interval Data 

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•Properties: identity, magnitude, and equal intervals
•Mathematical operations add, subtract 


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The properties and mathematical properties of ratio data 

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•Properties: Identity, magnitude, equal interval and true zero
•Mathematical Properties: add, subtract, multiply and divide 


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Which measurement scale is the best match to the real number scale? 

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This measurement scale has a true zero point 

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arithmetic average of the scores in a distribution computed by summing the scores and dividing by the number of scores. 

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the middle score in a distribution where the scores have been arranged in order low to high 

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True/False
Median gives a better indication of what the typical score is if there are some deviant scores in the distribution unusually high or low score 

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difference between highest and lowest score; too unstable 

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The numerical data that can take all the possible values within a range. Usually collected by measurements. 

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Numerical data that can take at most countable number of values. Usually occurs when data is collected by counting.


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What type of data:
Number of Students in your class 

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What type of data:
Height of the students in your class 

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What type of data:
Test Scores 

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Continuous
(Since it's measurement) 


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True/False:
We say there is only one normal curve 

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False
There is a family of normal curves since mean and standard deviations effect them. 


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What percent of the data falls within 1 standard deviations of the curve?
2 SDs? 3 SDs? 

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What type of skewness is pictured?
[image] 

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Negatively Skewed
(Tail Left) 


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The peakness of Flatness of a frequency polygon 

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A very sharp peak would indicate: 

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An extreme concentration of scores about the center 


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What measurement is appropriate with Mean? 

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What measurement is appropriate with Median? 

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What measurement is appropriate with Mode? 

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Nominal
Ordinal
Interval
Ratio 


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What measurement is appropriate with Standard Deviation? 

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What measurement is appropriate with Dot Plots? 

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Nominal
Ordinal
Interval
Ratio 


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What level of measurement:
Hair Color 

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What level of measurement:
IQ Scores 

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What level of measurement:
Average number of Fords owned by each family 

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What level of measurement:
The number of correct on a third grade math test out of 20 possible correct 

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What level of measurement:
speed of running a mile 

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What level of measurement:
Final Grades (A, B, C, D,F) for students in chemistry 

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The scores of the top ten finishers in a recent golf tournament: 71 67 67 72 76 72 73 68 72 72
What is the mean of the data? 

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The scores of the top ten finishers in a recent golf tournament: 71 67 67 72 76 72 73 68 72 72
What is the median of the data? 

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The scores of the top ten finishers in a recent golf tournament: 71 67 67 72 76 72 73 68 72 72
What is the mode of the data? 

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The scores of the top ten finishers in a recent golf tournament: 71 67 67 72 76 72 73 68 72 72
What is the range of the data? 

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The scores of the top ten finishers in a recent golf tournament: 71 67 67 72 76 72 73 68 72 72
What is the standard deviation of the data? 

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Using your ZScore Table:
What percentage of the area under the normal curve lies within the following boundries:
Between the mean and a z score of 2.03 

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Using your ZScore Table:
What percentage of the area under the normal curve lies within the following boundries:
Between the mean and a z score of 1.27 

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Using your ZScore Table:
What percentage of the area under the normal curve lies within the following boundries:
Between the the z scores of 2.43 and 0.82 

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Using your ZScore Table:
What percentage of the area under the normal curve lies within the following boundries:
Between the the z scores of 1.47 and 1.23 

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Using your ZScore Table:
What percentage of the area under the normal curve lies within the following boundries:
Above a z score of 2.57 

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Using your ZScore Table:
What percentage of the area under the normal curve lies within the following boundries:
Below a z score of 0.26 

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Using your ZScore Table:
What percentage of the area under the normal curve lies within the following boundries:
Above a z score of 2.16 

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Using your ZScore Table:
What percentage of the area under the normal curve lies within the following boundries:
Below a z score of 1.85 

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The heights of 5^{th} grade boys in the United States is approximately normally distributed with a mean height of 152.4 cm and a standard deviation of about 6.2 cm.
What percent of 5th grade boys are taller than 158.1cm? 

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The heights of 5^{th} grade boys in the United States is approximately normally distributed with a mean height of 152.4 cm and a standard deviation of about 6.2 cm.
What percent of 5th grade boys are shorts than 148 cm? 

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