steps in a research plan
the scientific method
chapters in a thesis
ch. 1 of a thesis
ch. 2 of thesis
ch. 3 of thesis
ch. 4 of thesis
ch. 5 of thesis
what is a hypothesis?
characteristics of a good hypothesis
types of hypotheses
formula to write a null hypothesis
formula of a non-directional hypothesis
formula of a directional hypothesis
how is research used?
qualitative vs. quantitative reseach
pure qualitative research
causal comparative research
is there a cause and effect:
experimental, descriptive, causal-comparative, correlational
IV manipulated: experimental, descriptive, causal-comparative, correlational
relationship prediction: experimental, descriptive, causal-comparative, correlational
why legislation around research?
National research act
a researchable problem should...
statement of the problem
why is a lit review important?
what is a population
how do you select your sample?
benefits of a large sample size
sampling error vs. bias
which sampling techniques do not allow for equal chance to enter sample?
generalizability is important in what kind of research?
what are scales?