Research Methods Key Term 2

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Interview
Face to face questioning
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Structured Interview
Interview with pre-set questioning
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Covert Observation
To observe people without their knowledge
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Participant Observation
To observe people whilst joining in their activities.
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Non-participant Observation
To observe people from a distance
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Case Study
An in depth analysis of one person or group
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Correlation Study
A study that analyses two sets of data for a relationship
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Cross-sectional Study
A study where two or more groups are compared, to investigates changes or differences
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Longitudinal Study
A study carried out over a long time
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Quantitative Data
Numerical data
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Qualitative Data
Descriptive data
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Mode
A type of average; the most popular score in a datat
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Mode
A type of average; the most popular score in a data set
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Median
A type of average; the middle score when data set is in numerical order
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Validity
Reflecting the truth
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Ecological Validity
Reflecting the real situation
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Interview with pre-set questioning

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Structured Interview

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To observe people without their knowledge

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To observe people whilst joining in their activities.

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To observe people from a distance

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