Education Research & Program Evaluation Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

Page 1

Question 1 1. If a statement is statistically significant, then:

Question 2 2. Miss Tanaka wants to know how parenting style affects children's personalities. To complete her study, she observes children in their own homes, doing what they would naturally be doing anyway. Which type of research design is Miss Tanaka using?

Question 3 3. This is a process where scientific experts not connected to the study and experiment in question check it for scientific accuracy, proper methodology, and relevancy.

Question 4 4. Mr. Freeman randomly gives half of the children in his class an extra dessert over the lunch hour; the other half gets no dessert. After lunch, he tests the children's levels of resentment toward each other. Which type of research design is Mr. Freeman using?

Question 5 5. Ms. Olsen decides to study differences in her classroom between children who have an identified learning disability and children who do not. Which type of research design is Ms. Olsen using?

Page 2

Question 6 6. What is the institute that hosts the website?

Question 7 7. Dr. Yang does a study in which she observes one hundred children over a period of six years, noting changes over time. Which type of research design is Dr. Yang using?

Question 8 8. What are the two factors that help you judge the worth of an article?

Question 9 9. The systematic investigation of scientific theories and hypotheses is known as:

Question 10 10. Dr. Goldberg does a study in which he observes Jerome, a child who has been identified as having a rare disorder. Jerome is the only subject in the study. Which type of research design is Dr. Goldberg using?

Page 3

Question 11 11. A key difference between science and religion, astrology, and pseudoscience is that scientific statements are:

Question 12 12. Why are the recency and verifiability of sources important factors in the production of an article?

Question 13 13. What are the two factors that help you judge the credibility of an article?

Question 14 14. What name is given to a piece of research which is reviewed by experts in a field review before it is published in an academic periodical?

Question 15 15. A single assertion, a proposed explanation of something based on available knowledge, for something yet to be explained, one that is subject to further experimentation is called:

Education Research & Program Evaluation Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

Praxis School Psychologist (5402): Practice & Study Guide  /  Psychology Courses
Support