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Ch 51: AEPA Middle Grades Math: Data Collection

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The lessons in this chapter are a great way to review the principles of survey research and data collection. As you prepare for the National Evaluation Series (NES) Middle Grades Mathematics exam (previously the AEPA), these lessons and self-assessment quizzes can help you track your progress.

AEPA Middle Grades Math: Data Collection - Chapter Summary

An understanding of research and data collection is critical when preparing for the statistics portion of this NES exam. Whether it's bias in surveys or the definition of a true experiment, the lessons in this chapter will help you prepare. Upon completion of this chapter, you should be familiar with:

  • Defining a true experiment and survey research
  • Using observational and field research for data collection
  • Comparing experiments and observational studies
  • Bias: confounding bias in statistics and bias in polls and surveys

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5 Lessons in Chapter 51: AEPA Middle Grades Math: Data Collection
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What Is Survey Research? - Definition, Methods & Types

1. What Is Survey Research? - Definition, Methods & Types

This lesson explores the ways a researcher may employ the types of surveys used in research. We will also go over the strengths and weaknesses of each type of survey.

How Observational & Field Research Are Used to Collect Data

2. How Observational & Field Research Are Used to Collect Data

Psychologists have many different options for where and how to do research. Watch this video to learn more about the difference in field and lab research and the advantages and disadvantages of observational research

Experiments vs Observational Studies: Definition, Differences & Examples

3. Experiments vs Observational Studies: Definition, Differences & Examples

There are different ways to collect data for research. In this lesson, you will learn about collecting data through observational studies and experiments and the differences between each.

Confounding & Bias in Statistics: Definition & Examples

4. Confounding & Bias in Statistics: Definition & Examples

Statistics can be a powerful tool in research. Unfortunately, statistics can also have faults. In this lesson, you will learn about the faults in statistics and how to critically examine research.

Bias in Polls & Surveys: Definition, Common Sources & Examples

5. Bias in Polls & Surveys: Definition, Common Sources & Examples

When Mark Twain commented that there were three types of lies, he included statistics in the count. In this lesson, we look at bias, one of the ways in which statistics can mislead, and in some cases, flat out lie to us.

Chapter Practice Exam
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