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The major purpose of a research critique is to assess:
A)The adequacies of a research study
B)The inadequacies of a research study
C)Both of the above
D)Neither of the above
Both of the above
The person who critiques a published research report should strive to:
Remain as objective as possible
All the following questions would be appropriate to ask in evaluating both qualitative and quantitative studies except:
~Is there a clearly articulated problem statement?
~Are the references cited in the literature review current and appropriate?
~Are extraneous variables successfully controlled?
~Are clinical implications discussed?
Are extraneous variables successfully controlled?
Which of the following statements is true?
~The results of statistical testing have direct meaning
~Evaluating the credibility of a study primarily concerns an assessment of methodologic decisions
~Support of a researcher's hypothesis through statistical testing offers proof of its veracity
~A correlation between two variables indicates that the independent variable caused the dependent variable
Evaluating the credibility of a study primarily concerns an assessment of methodologic decisions
When a researcher makes a type II error (concludes that no relationship between the independent and dependent variable exists when in fact it does), this could occur because of:
~Inadequate sample size
~Unreliable data collection instruments
~Failure to control extraneous variables
~All of the above
All of the above