Research Methodology: Approaches & Techniques


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_____ aim to classify features, count them, and create statistical models to test hypotheses and explain observations.

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Consider this hypothesis: The more a person studies, the more likely they are to pass this quiz.

''Studying'' would be the _____ variable.


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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet combination to assess your understanding of research methodologies. Practice questions will look at the difference between quantitative and qualitative and between independent and dependent variables.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to review:

  • The difference between qualitative and quantitative methods
  • The difference between independent and dependent variables
  • Survey question types
  • Which method is the most widely used for collecting qualitative data
  • Which method involves use of data from another source

Skills Practiced

This assessment will test the following skills:

  • Making connections - understanding of the concept of hypothesis
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding research methods and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about research methodology

Additional Learning

Researchers choose a study methodology that will help them find the answers they are seeking. Learn more in the lesson Research Methodology: Approaches & Techniques, which includes the following objectives:

  • Define research methodology approaches and techniques
  • Describe the experimental group
  • Describe survey research
  • Explain participant observation