RESEARCH

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RESEARCH by Mind Map: RESEARCH

1. hypothesis testing

1.1. planning

1.2. implementing

1.3. analyzing results

1.4. interpreting results

2. bottom up

2.1. inductive

2.1.1. qualitative

2.1.1.1. lots of info

2.1.1.1.1. graphs, correlations

3. top down

3.1. deductive

3.1.1. quantitative

3.1.1.1. rich, meaningful

3.1.1.1.1. obs, interviews

4. validity

4.1. measurement validity

4.2. internal validity

4.3. external validity

4.4. ecological validity

4.5. replication validity

5. a case is an entity

5.1. measurable variable - gender

5.1.1. traits - male, female etc

6. variables

6.1. atribute

6.2. catagorical

6.3. qualitative

6.4. discrete variables

6.4.1. whole numbers

6.5. continuous variables

6.5.1. sliding scale like height

7. catagories of data

7.1. nominal

7.1.1. either/or data

7.2. ordinal

7.2.1. position in group

7.3. interval

7.3.1. the difference between 1st and 2nd

7.4. ratio

7.4.1. posesses all 3

8. properties of measurement

8.1. magnitude

8.1.1. greater/less than/equal to

8.2. equal intervals

8.2.1. equal distance between scores

8.3. absolute zero

8.3.1. the point at which there is no lower score