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Correlation

________ is not causation.

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Ethnography

________: participant observation of a culture or distinct social group.

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Strength

________: the closer the number is to +1 or- 1, the more strongly related the variables.

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Experimental design

________: investigates cause and effect relationships.

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Longitudinal design

________: gathers data from one group of individuals at several points of time.

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Correlation coefficient

________: a number from- 1 to +1 that indicates the strength and direction of the relationship between variables.

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Case study

________: brings together wide range of information on single individual or group, including interviews, observations, or test scores.

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Direction

________: the sign +-/of the correlation coefficient indicates the ________ of the relationship.

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Dependent variable

________: the variable being measured.

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Positive correlation

________: the variables move in the same direction.

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Negative correlation

________: the variables move in opposite directions.

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Case study

brings together wide range of information on single individual or group, including interviews, observations, or test scores

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Ethnography

participant observation of a culture or distinct social group

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Correlational research

researchers gather information and look at the relationship between 2 more naturally occurring characteristics, behaviors, or ideas (ie variables)

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Correlation coefficient

a number from -1 to +1 that indicates the strength and direction of the relationship between variables

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Strength

the closer the number is to +1 or -1, the more strongly related the variables

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Positive correlation

the variables move in the same direction

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Negative correlation

the variables move in opposite directions

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Experimental design

investigates cause and effect relationships

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Independent variable

the variable the investigator expects to cause changes in another variable

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Dependent variable

the variable being measured

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Longitudinal design

gathers data from one group of individuals at several points of time

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