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This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Which is the odd one out?

Modern qualitative research can generally involve a detailed study of:

 
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Question 2.
An interest in qualitative methods has increased in terms of analysis of:

 
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Question 3.
Qualitative research methods can be thought of as:

 
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Question 4.
Match the research style, data, or instrument with the description.



A matching question presents 4 answer choices and 4 items. The answer choices are lettered A through D. The items are numbered 4.1 through 4.4. Screen readers will read the answer choices first. Then each item will be presented along with a select menu for choosing an answer choice. Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A The humanistic view that human experience and interaction is too complex to be reduced to variables.
B Can provide a more complete understanding of the subject matter of the research.
C A concentration on numbers and statistics rather than concepts.
D Can be alienating; the participants feel the research is not about them and they cannot respond accurately enough.
 
 
 
 
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Question 5.
What term dominates the qualitative-quantitative debate?

 
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Question 6.
What is positivism?

 
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Question 7.
Which of the following statements about the qualitative-quantitative debate is incorrect?

 
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Question 8.
Perhaps psychologists, more than some other disciplines, tend to do what?

 
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Question 9.
Match the features with the type of research style or the type of researcher.



A matching question presents 4 answer choices and 4 items. The answer choices are lettered A through D. The items are numbered 9.1 through 9.4. Screen readers will read the answer choices first. Then each item will be presented along with a select menu for choosing an answer choice. Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Through observation and interviewing the remoteness of the research from its subject matter may be overcome in this style of research.
B In their actions this type of researcher reflects the view that there is a reality that can be captured despite all of the problems.
C Involves richness of description for its own sake.
D The researcher may fail to appreciate the characteristics of the day to day social world which become irrelevant to their findings.
 
 
 
 
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Question 10.
Some features are thought to distinguish quantitative from qualitative research styles (Denzin & Lincoln 2000). Considering this, which of the following is incorrect?

 
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