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    Use Research Reference Manual for each unit # 7 - #9, define the following terms:

    Hi Mark,

    Please note, follow same way as you did in solution post # 552420 follow the same format by opening the attached file in the above post #. If you are unable to open it please let me know I'll send you the same copy but you can understand better using the SAMPLE attachment file to guide you because this is strictly to be followed.

    However Each Unit has to be numbered in the table created. Type into the format just as you did previously.

    Kindly read these instructions for the definition of TERMS and put each in the appropriate columns;

    1. Evaluate a social and behavioral studies research article from the professional literature that uses a qualitative approach according to specific criteria.
    2. Create definitions for terms related to research methodology.

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    Select a social and behavioral studies research article, relevant to your field or project topic, published in a professional journal that uses a qualitative approach.

    UNIT # 7 Research Reference Manual

    In your Research Reference Manual, define the following terms:

    1. Case study.
    2. Historical research.
    3. Ethnography.
    4. Phenomenology.
    5. Grounded theory research designs.
    6. Content analysis.
    7. Open coding.
    8. Axial coding.
    9. Selective coding.
    10. Pattern.
    11. Category.
    12. Interpretive validity.
    13. Triangulation.
    14. Member checking.
    15. Chain of evidence.

    UNIT # 8 Research Reference Manual

    In your Research Reference Manual for this unit,

    Define the following terms:

    1. Pre-experimental.
    2. True-experimental.
    3. Quasi-experimental.
    4. Non-experimental research.
    5. Single-subject design.
    6. Descriptive research designs.
    7. Observational study survey research developmental design.
    8. Checklist.
    9. Rating scale.
    10. Correlational research.
    11. Ex post facto.
    12. Factorial design.
    13. Meta-analysis.

    UNIT # 9 Research Reference Manual

    In your Research Reference Manual for this unit,

    Provide definitions and examples of the following terms and concepts:

    1. Data analysis and interpretation.
    2. Content analysis, coding, and themes.
    3. Data analysis spiral.
    4. Descriptive and inferential statistics.
    5. Measures of central tendency, variability, and relationship.
    6. Research or alternative hypothesis and null hypothesis.
    7. Hypothesis testing.
    8. Statistical significance.
    9. P-value

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    Unit 7
    1. Case study- An observation technique in which one person is studied in depth in the hope of revealing universal principles. The 'Tarasoff' case Myers. David G. (2004) Psychology Glossary Worth Publishers
    2. Historical research- Research based on past research and part of basic research and the process of systematically examining past events to give an account and may include interpretations to recapture the nuances, personalities and ideas that influenced these events and to communicate and understand and event. Google.com
    3. Ethnography- Studies of how researchers describe the variables of an investigation dealing with cultures. How cultures parents arrange the children's marriages. Cozby, Paul C. (2001) Methods of Behavioral Research Eighth Edition McGraw Hill Publishers
    4. Phenomeology- The introspective study of intact, mental experiences. Hergenhahn, B.R. (2001) An Introduction to the History of Psychology 4th edition Wadsworth Publishing
    5. Grounded theory research designs- This is the process of relating codes (concepts and categories) to each other via a combination of inductive and deductive thinking. Google.com
    6. Content analysis- A systematic analysis of existing documents like archival data and on devising coding systems. Cozby, Paul C. (2001) Methods in Behavioral Research Eighth Edition McGraw Hill Publishers
    7. Open coding- Coding at the earliest stage in research that is simple and straight forward from raw data. Addresses for marriage licenses and to check for similarities and differences. Google. com
    8. Axial coding- Coding that is based on the disaggregation of core theme during qualitative analysis and selects a central core category. Google.com
    9. Selective coding- In coding this is the later phase of analysis in the grounded theory approach to qualitative data, when explanations of phenomena, events, actions and processes are emergent. Google.com
    10. Pattern- When doing research the researcher will see repeated ideas form and these ideas from a pattern in which it solve problems that could also be seen in a sequence. Google.com
    11. Category- A category is part of a system that describes a certain aspect of an item. Ex. psychosocial disorders Google.com
    12. Interpretative validity- A form of validity that interprets some point of the research so that understanding is clear and the idea of the research is understandable. Google.com
    13. Triangulation- When doing research the professional will study all sides of the issue dealing with the credibility and validity. Google.com
    14. Member checking- this deals with respondent validation and refers to relaying research material to respondents to for verification at the end of the research or during the interviews. Google.com
    15. Chain of evidence- The chain of evidence is how researchers check their information from the sources to make sure that the information is valid and reliable and the sequencing of the evidence leads to identification, collection, analysis, storage, preservation, transportation and presentation in court and then returned to owner. Google.com
    Unit 8
    1. Pre-experimental- this is the period before an experiment takes place. This is the time of basic research and doing literature reviews and checking what ...

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    This essay is a collection of statistical definitions and a critique of a psychological article.