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The author viewed himself as a pioneer in the field of qualitative research because _______ .

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earlier books focused solely on qualitative methods

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earlier books focused solely on quantitative methods

C

later books focused on a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods

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later books imitated his writing style

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Question 2
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The goal of Berg's book is to ________ .

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provide basic training for new researchers

B

create a research "cookbook" for qualitative methods

C

deliver advanced concepts in quantitative research

D

teach readers how to take charge of a research project

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Question 3
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What type of concept does quantitative research measure?

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Definition

B

Characteristic

C

Number

D

Essence

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Question 4
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What type of concept does qualitative research measure?

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Description

B

Measure

C

Extent

D

Distribution

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Question 5
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The technique of using multiple lines of sight, or an array of symbols and theoretical content to create a better research result, or picture of reality, is called ________ .

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triangulation

B

ethnography

C

sociometry

D

quantitative

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Question 6
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When observing from three known points of view, the area where all three lines of sight intersect is called the ________ .

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multiple operationalism
B
convergent validation
C
line of action
D
triangle of error
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Question 7
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Triangulation can be used to describe the use of multiple methods of data collection to measure a single subject. What is it called when multiple data-collection methods, multiple theories, multiple researchers, multiple methodologies, or a combination of these four categories are involved in research activities?

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Multiple operationalism
B
Convergent validations
C
Lines of action
D
Triangles of error
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Question 8
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The researcher who coined the term symbolic interaction is _________ .

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Dewey
B
Coole
C
Blumer
D
Parks
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Question 9
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The Chicago school of symbolic interaction proposes that people account for meaning in two ways. Meaning can be intrinsically attached to an object or event. Secondly, people can impose meaning on the object, event, or phenomenon. What is this second way of deriving meaning called?

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Empathy
B
Psychical accretion
C
Definitions of a situation
D
Twenty-statement test
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Question 10
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The founder of the Iowa School of Symbolic Interactionism is _______ .

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Kuhn
B
Dewey
C
Mead
D
Blumer
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Question 11
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The twenty-statement test is created to empirically measure the self-designation of an individual through defining categories of self-concepts. Breaking down a research concept into a definition and a way to measure it is referred to as ________ .

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anthropology
B
participant interviewing
C
operationalizing
D
participant observing
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Question 12
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A researcher uses idiographic method to understand the world with the two-part goal of exploring a specific situation or event, and inspecting the data collected to describe life and behavior. What methodology is this researcher using?

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Quantitative research
B
Triangulation
C
Chicago School symbolic interactionism
D
Iowa School symbolic interactionism
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Question 13
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A researcher follows the principles of logical positivism, and seeks to create specific operational definitions of the concepts they test. The people and objects do not possess meaning independently, but it is rather conferred upon them. What methodology is this researcher using?

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Quantitative research
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Triangulation
C
Chicago School symbolic interactionism
D
Iowa School symbolic interactionism
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Question 14
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A researcher uses empirical data collection techniques to provider reliable and verifiable data in large aggregates through statistical testing. What methodology is this researcher using?

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Quantitative research
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Triangulation
C
Chicago School symbolic interactionism
D
Iowa School symbolic interactionism
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Question 15
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A researcher examines the naturally occurring language and meanings that people give to their life experiences with a focus on emotions, motivations, symbols, and empathy. What methodology is this researcher using?

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Qualitative research
B
Triangulation
C
Chicago School symbolic interactionism
D
Iowa School symbolic interactionism
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Question 16
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Name eight ways to collect qualitative data. Explain how the book will address each, and what dimension is important to consider for each type.

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Question 17
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Pick one of the four types of triangulation. Explain its parts subtypes (if applicable), and describe how it could be used.

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Question 18
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The goal of good research is to systematically discover answers to questions that a researcher has posed. How does qualitative research find answers to questions?

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Question 19
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Explain the basic elements of symbolic interaction.

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Question 20
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Compare and contrast the basic premises of the Chicago School of Symbolic Interactionism, and the Iowa School of Symbolic Interactionism.

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