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Qualitative research crossword

Qualitative research crossword
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Interviews of a group of people together
Written documentation describing definitions of categories used to code data
Research that focuses on the lived experience of humans.
Data collection method in which questions are asked of a respondent.
One of the key ethical principles for research
Participants in qualitative research have the right to
A type of sampling in qualitative research
A strategy to establish trustworthiness of a qualitative study
the study of the behaviour of people in a cultural group
The study of knowledge
Detailed notes written during or after data collection
person whose permission or approval is necessary for a researcher to gain access to a research site
A set of beliefs about the nature of reality
Critically thinking about the research process and the researcher's role therein
Research that seeks to investigate and area that has been under-researched is known as
Epistemological position that scientific research should be based on value-free, empirical observations
The logic of qualitative data analysis
The researcher takes field notes on the behaviour and activities of individuals at a research site
The process of converting the spoken words to a document for analysis
A type of qualitative analysis
Taking final descriptions/report of the analysis back to the participants to check for accuracy
The researcher must minimise this in the study
A research seeks transformative change through the simultaneous process of taking action and doing research, which are linked together by critical reflection.
Research that typically focuses on the lives of individuals as told through their own stories.
A research method in which process of category identification and integration (as method) and its product (as theory).
Sampling technique where existing study participants recruit future participants from among their acquaintances
A key aspect of qualitative interviewing is its
Evidence of the theoretical and methodological decisions and choices made by the researcher through out the study
Qualitative researchers refer to .... rather than generalisability
A research approach : an intensive study about a person, a group of people or a unit

Qualitative Data Analysis Crossword

Qualitative Data Analysis Crossword
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In descriptive studies, qualitative _______analysis is often described as a content analysis.
In ethnographies, a broad unit of cultural knowledge
Before analysis can begin, qualitative researchers have to develop a coding _________.
All of a phenomenologist's transcribed interviews would comprise a qualitative data _______.
Type of analyses that is more difficult to do.
Type of findings that are easier to understand.
A piece of information obtained in a study.
Written documentation describing definitions of categories used to code data.
Principle involved in looking for units of information with similar meanings.
Recurring regularity emerging during analysis of qualitative data.
A figurative comparison to evoke a visual analogy.
Focuses on the culture of a group of people.
Research that focuses on the lived experience of humans.
Data collection method in which questions are asked of a respondent.
Process of identifying and indexing recurring themes within data.
An abstraction inferred from observations of behavior.
System of classifying and organizing terms.
Type of data analysis examining relationships among terms in the domains using Spradley’s method.
Process of living the data to understand meanings and draw insightful conclusions.
A preliminary guide for sorting narrative data.
Grounded theorists document an idea in an analytic ________.

Chapter 2: Crossword Puzzle

Chapter 2: Crossword Puzzle
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Group of people with certain specific characteristics
A group of people who represent a larger population
A sample that accurately reflects the characteristics
A written set of questions to be answered by a research participant
A survey method in which a trained researcher ask questions and record the answers
Research method in which people respond to questions
Facts or statistics
Questions a person must answer by choosing from a limited, set of responses
Questions a person is to answer in his or her own words
Intensive study of a single group
Research that takes place in a natural setting
Using precollected information for data collection and research purposes
The belief that events occur in predictable ways
A characteristic that is subject to change
A characteristic that can be measured numerically

Elementary Statistics Chapter 1.1 and 1.2 Vocabulary Crossword

Elementary Statistics Chapter 1.1 and 1.2 Vocabulary Crossword
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Consists of information coming from observations, counts, measurements, or responses
the branch of statistics that involves the organization, summarization, and display of data
Data can be ordered, and meaningful differences between entries can be calculated
consists of numerical measurements or counts
a subset, or part, of a populatin
a numerical description of a population characteristic
Data are qualitative only - categorized by using names, labels, or qualities
the branch of statistics that involves using a sample to draw conclusions about a population
determines which statistical calculations are meaningful
consists of attributes, labels, or nonnumerical entries
a numerical description of a sample characteristic
the collection of all outcomes, responses, measurements, or counts that are of interest
the science of collecting, organizing, analyzing, and interpreting data in order to make decisions
data that are qualitative or quantitative - can be arranged in order, or ranked, but differences between data entries are not meaningful
Data can be set up so that one data entry can be meaningfully expressed as a multiplier of another

statistics vocab Crossword

statistics vocab Crossword
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numbers or information describing some characteristic
collection of data from every element of a population
measured characteristic of a sample
data where the number of possibilities is finite
characterizes data may be arranged in order
data you find and observe
situation occurs when effects of 2 or more variables can not be distinguished from each other
groups of subjects that are similar
data is readily available
difference between population result and true population
sample of particular size
methods for planning experiments, obtaining data, summerizing, etc.
subset of a population
observations made by counting
infinatley many possible values
level of measurement
data is observed from one point of time
experiments undergo a placebo
repetition of an expiriment
samples are drawn from groups
untreated subject believes they are under treatment
entire collection of elements to be studied
measured characteristics
observation using senses
characterizes data by names and labels
data that can be arranged in order like a fraction
data is collected from the past
subject and person giving subject treatment are under a placebo
every (x) element is selected
randomly selecting subjects in a population

Scientific Inquiry/Doing Experiments Crossword

Scientific Inquiry/Doing Experiments Crossword
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refers to the diverse ways in which scientists study the natural world and propose explanations based on the evidence they gather
involves asking people questions surveys interviews.
involves research methods where the researchers try to observe an event without interfering
the facts, figures, and other evidence gathered through qualitative and quantitative observations
an experiment in which only one variable is manipulated at a time
the factor that may change in response to the independent variable is the dependent variable
the one variable that is purposely changed to test a hypothesis
factors that can affect the result of an experiment
a possible explanation for a scientific question
refers to the diverse ways in which scientists study the natural world and propose explanations based on the evidence they gather
Observe or study closely
To see or notice
To reach a decision
Explain or interpret the things you observe
Making a statement or claim about what will happen in the future based on past experience or evidence
Deals with the descriptions that cannot be expressed
Deals with numbers, or amounts (Height, Weight)
Involves creating representations of complex objects or processes
Comparing observations and data to reach a conclusion about them

Chapter 1: Statistics Crossword

Chapter 1: Statistics Crossword
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Consists of information coming from observations, counts, measurements, or responses.
The science of collecting, organizing, analyzing, and interpreting data in order to make decisions
The collection of all outcomes, responses, measurements, or counts that are of interest
A subset of a population
A numerical description of a population characteristic
A numerical description of a sample characteristic
The branch of statistics that involves the organization, summmarization, and display of data
Consists of attributes, labels, or nonnumerical entries
Consist of numerical measurements or counts
Occurs when an experiment cannot tell the difference between the effects of the different factors on a variable.
A technique where the subject does not know whether he or she is receiving a treatment or a placebo
A process of randomly assigning subjects to different treatment groups.
The repetition of an experiment using a large group of subjects.
A count or measure of an entire population.
On in which every member of he population has an equal chance of being selected.
Depending on the focus of the study, members of the population are divided into two or more subsets
Divide the population into groups and select the members in one or more groups
Each member of the population is assigned a number
Convenience Sample

Scientific Method Crossword

Scientific Method Crossword
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Collecting data using your five senses, measurements, or schema.
Something you do to find more about
A reasonable or educated guess
Something you do to see if your hypothesis is correct
The answer to an experiment; what happened
When you tell somebody about what happened in an experiment
A trusted or _________ source
You use the scientific method to answer a specifc _____________.
What occurs if you don't keep everything constant
There is ____ independant variable
The thing you measure
The thing you change
Data you can count or measore
Data you can observe using your five senses
The Scientific Method is a ___________ or steps taken to produce a reliable source to answer specific questions

Research Terms Crossword Puzzle

Research Terms Crossword Puzzle
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A prediction drawn from a theory
When an investigator sets up a laboratory situation that evokes the behavior of interest so that every participant has an equal opportunity to display the response.
When a observer records all instances of a particular behavior during a specified time period.
The effects of the observer on the behavior studied.
When observers are aware of the purposes of a study, they may see and record what they expect to see rather than what participants actually do.
Measures the relationship between nervous system processes and behavior
Brings together a wide range of information on one child, including interviews, observations, test scores, and sometimes neurobiological measures.
A descriptive, qualitative technique directed at understanding a culture or a distinct social group through participant observation
researchers gather information on individuals, generally in natu- ral life circumstances, and make no effort to alter their experiences. Then they look at relationships between participants’ characteristics and their behavior or development.
Type of research that permits inferences about cause and effect because researchers use an evenhanded procedure to assign people to two or more treat- ment conditions.
Type of variable that the investigator expects to cause changes in another variable.
The type of variable that the one the investigator expects to be influenced by the independent variable.
When participants are studied repeatedly at different ages, and changes are noted as they get older.

Validity, reliability and trustworthiness Crossword

Validity, reliability and trustworthiness Crossword
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Accuracy with which the researcher interpreted the data
Ability of the findings to be applied to a similar situation
Quality of the process of integration that takes place between the data collection method
Hoe well the data collected support the findings and interpretation of the researcher
Determining whether the research measured what is was supposed to measure
Validity refers to whether the researcher method or design will answer your research question.
Validity focuses on the ability to generalize findings from a specific sample to a large population.
linked to the findings of research
Research projects generally use what is termed a pilot study
In quantitative research, researchers find out to show that their findings are