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Ch 7: Quasi-Experimental Research: Homework Help

About This Chapter

The Quasi-Experimental Research chapter of this Research Methods in Psychology Homework Help course helps students complete their quasi-experimental 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 quasi-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 quasi-experimental research homework with ease!

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

  • Developmental research
  • Quasi-experimental designs
  • Ex post facto designs
  • Longitudinal designs
  • Cross-sectional designs
  • Pretest-posttest design
  • The time dimension in research

7 Lessons in Chapter 7: Quasi-Experimental Research: Homework Help
What is Developmental Research? - Definition, Purpose & Methods

1. What is Developmental Research? - Definition, Purpose & Methods

This lesson explores the basics of developmental research. Explore how cross-sectional and longitudinal studies can help researchers study the changes that occur as we age.

Quasi-Experimental Designs: Definition, Characteristics, Types & Examples

2. Quasi-Experimental Designs: Definition, Characteristics, Types & Examples

This lesson explores the basic definition of why there is the label of quasi-experimental design in addition to what types of designs are quasi-experimental.

Ex Post Facto Designs: Definition & Examples

3. Ex Post Facto Designs: Definition & Examples

This lesson explores what an ex post facto design is using two different examples. In addition, specific attention is paid to differentiating ex post facto from true experiment to reduce confusion.

Longitudinal Designs: Definition & Examples

4. Longitudinal Designs: Definition & Examples

This lesson discusses the uses and procedures in running a longitudinal design. In addition, we also explore some of the benefits and issues that can occur when using such a design.

Cross-Sectional Designs: Definition & Examples

5. Cross-Sectional Designs: Definition & Examples

This lesson explores the process and requirements in using a cross-sectional design. Two examples are used, one common and one uncommon, to demonstrate how cross-sectional designs can be used in quasi-experiments.

Pretest-Posttest Design: Definition & Example

6. Pretest-Posttest Design: Definition & Example

This lesson explores the process and technique of using a pretest-posttest design in psychology. Two simple examples will allow you to understand how to apply this type of design in a future experiment.

Understanding the Time Dimension in Research

7. Understanding the Time Dimension in Research

Something few researchers consider is how the passage of time may affect some research studies. This lesson explores a few different types of studies and how a researcher has to take the dimension of time into consideration when planning the whole experiment.

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