EDUC 750 Quiz: Education Research and Ethical Research Conduct
∑ Covers the Learn material from Module 1: Week 1 – Module 2: Week 2. ∑ Contains 25 multiple-choice and true/false questions. ∑ Is limited to 60 minutes. ∑ Allows 1 attempt. ∑ Is worth 75 points.
Submit this assignment by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Sunday of Module 2: Week 2.
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3 / 3 pts Ms. Lake has been teaching first grade for four years. Each year, she has found that many of her curly-haired students are shy. Therefore, she has concluded that all children with curly hair are shy. She is displaying an error of:
resistance to change.
3 / 3 pts What is the research focus of this chapter?
Teacher effectiveness in pre-school settings
Understanding early childhood influences
School support for the Head Start program
The impact of working mothers on childhood learning
3 / 3 pts Which statement accurately summarizes findings from the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services study on the impact of the Early Head Start program? The program did not improve the early education experiences of participants.
The program reached only 3% of those eligible to receive services.
The program improved school readiness, but not child-father interactions.
The program was ineffective at improving prenatal health and school readiness.
0 / 3 pts The use of multiple methods to study one research question is called: mixed methods.
0 / 3 pts The examination of program effectiveness is a goal of _ research. educational
0 / 3 pts Qualitative data cannot be converted to quantitative data. True
3 / 3 pts Recognizing errors in logic and making a conscious effort to avoid these errors will help improve one’s own reasoning. True
0 / 3 pts Errors of thinking seldom occur in casual conversation.
0 / 3 pts Educational research attempts to connect _ with .
ideas; life events
quantitative records; qualitative methods
3 / 3 pts Quantitative methods often use reasoning while qualitative research methods often use _ reasoning.
3 / 3 pts Which aspect of a research proposal involves reviewing the weaknesses of the proposed research? Literature review
Statement of limitations
0 / 3 pts When we consider whether or not the answer to a research question will make a difference for society we are addressing: scientific relevance.
3 / 3 pts What do the authors recommend researchers do to avoid becoming overwhelmed by the task of formulating a research question? Meditate on a topic of interest and allow the question to present itself.
Begin with deductive reasoning.
Explore questions that have never been asked.
Develop the question one step at a time.
3 / 3 pts According to the authors, every research proposal should have two sections. True
3 / 3 pts Valid knowledge is the central concern of scientific research.
3 / 3 pts Quantitative methods often use inductive reasoning.
3 / 3 pts The Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects was adopted in the year:
3 / 3 pts How did Stanley Milgram attempt to minimize potential harm to his subjects? He arranged a friendly meeting between subject and victim after the experiment.
He contacted subjects’ medical providers and scheduled immediate follow-up care. He paid the subjects a large sum of money.
He did nothing and was disinterested in the well-being of his subjects.
0 / 3 pts One way that a researcher may address potential ethical dilemmas between researcher and funding agency is to: acknowledge the funding source in the final report.
elicit the support of a professional organization to fight any conflicts.
ensure that the research results coincide with the expectations of the funding source.
publish the work in a refereed journal.
3 / 3 pts Which U. S. human rights violation prompted the need for the protection of research subjects?
Tuskegee Syphilis Study
My Lai Massacre
Willowbrook Class Lawsuit
3 / 3 pts Why did Amos Hatch reportedly feel guilty following his six-month study of social interactions in kindergarteners?
Many of the children acted out as a result of his presence.
The teacher enforced stricter discipline because of his presence.
He observed the bullying of a child and did not intervene.
He did not inform the parents/guardians of the participants that he was conducting the study.
3 / 3 pts Another term for external validity is:
3 / 3 pts Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing is a book about ethics published by the American Psychological Association.
3 / 3 pts Diana Baumrind and Stanley Milgram agreed that obedience to authority could be studied in a laboratory setting.
3 / 3 pts The goal of validity is the pursuit of impartial knowledge.
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