- Created by: kimrobson_
- Created on: 15-12-21 10:20
1. Fill in the blank.
_______________ sampling is when each member of the population has an equal chance of selection
1 of 10
Other questions in this quiz
2. Which of the following statements best describes quantitative research?
- An attempt to test the researcher’s hypotheses
- Research where inferences obtained are more preliminary than final
- The collection of non-numerical data
- Quantitative research involves inductive reasoning
3. The Hawthorne Effect can be described as:
- When participants alter their behaviour as a consequence of being in the study
- When a researcher has pre-conceived ideas about the expected result
- Bias due to inappropriate sampling
- An unavoidable consequence of research studies
4. Which of the following represents the best definition of external validity?
- The ability to generalise our results to a wider population
- Verification that instruments used are measuring what they purport to measure
- When there is no systematic difference between sample results and the true state of affairs
- The ability to ascribe the outcome to the influence of a particular factor
5. How does randomisation and random sampling differ?
- They are the same thing
- Both make use of a random selection procedure, such as flipping a coin
- The purpose of random sampling is to increase generalisability and the purpose of randomisation is to reduce the risk of selection bias
- Random sampling is only used in true experiments while randomisation is only used in quasi-experiments