key evaluation terms

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there is no bias affecting the results, including from researchers opinions-uses quantitative data
objectivity
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When analysis of the data includes input from a person doing the analysis (qualitative data)
subjectivity
2 of 8
it is difficult to go out and measure and is not tightly controlled
non scientific
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your opinion is right and everyone else is wrong
bias
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refers to whether the sample used represents the whole of the target population
generlisation
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if the study were to be done again would the same results be likely obtained?
reliability
6 of 8
how far the results/findings represent real life
validity
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does the task represent real life?
ecological validity
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When analysis of the data includes input from a person doing the analysis (qualitative data)

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it is difficult to go out and measure and is not tightly controlled

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your opinion is right and everyone else is wrong

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refers to whether the sample used represents the whole of the target population

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