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Ch 5: Nonexperimental Research: Homework Help

About This Chapter

The Nonexperimental Research chapter of this Research Methods in Psychology Homework Help course helps students complete their nonexperimental research homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your non-experimental research homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample questions and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your nonexperimental research homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Descriptive research design
  • Survey research
  • Response styles of surveys
  • Correlational research
  • The relationship between variables
  • Use of the raw score method to compute the correlation coefficient
  • Interpretation of the correlation coefficient
  • Limitations of correlational research

9 Lessons in Chapter 5: Nonexperimental Research: Homework Help
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Descriptive Research Design: Definition, Examples & Types

1. Descriptive Research Design: Definition, Examples & Types

This lesson explores the different ways that a researcher can understand individuals or groups of people, both in terms of psychological research as well as general research in other fields.

What Is Survey Research? - Definition, Methods & Types

2. 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.

Response Styles of Surveys: Types, Advantages & Disadvantages

3. Response Styles of Surveys: Types, Advantages & Disadvantages

This lesson explores the different ways a researcher can write questions to use in a survey. Each survey type will have strengths and weaknesses to help researchers understand why they should or shouldn't pick that type.

Correlational Research: Definition, Purpose & Examples

4. Correlational Research: Definition, Purpose & Examples

This lesson explores, with the help of two examples, the basic idea of what a correlation is, the general purpose of using correlational research, and how a researcher might use it in a study.

The Relationship Between Variables: Correlation Coefficient & Scatterplots

5. The Relationship Between Variables: Correlation Coefficient & Scatterplots

The focus of this lesson is on how both correlation coefficients and scatterplots convey the same message. Specifically, this lesson will explore how these two can reveal the same information but in different ways.

Using the Raw Score Method to Compute the Correlation Coefficient

6. Using the Raw Score Method to Compute the Correlation Coefficient

This lesson looks at the mathematical steps involved in computing a correlation coefficient by using raw scores. We will walk through the process with easy to follow numbers.

Interpreting the Correlation Coefficient

7. Interpreting the Correlation Coefficient

This lesson explains the process of interpreting and analyzing a correlation coefficient both as a figure and as a context by discussing common and easy to understand examples.

Limitations of Correlational Research

8. Limitations of Correlational Research

Many researchers use correlations in their studies, but it is not without risk. This lesson explores some of the issues that researchers may experience if they use correlations.

Descriptive Research Design: Definition, Example & Types

9. Descriptive Research Design: Definition, Example & Types

In this lesson you will learn to define descriptive research as well as to identify the three main types of descriptive research used in the field of psychology. Following this lesson you will have the opportunity to test your knowledge with a short quiz.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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