Unobtrusive Measures In Research

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What aspect of research do unobtrusive measures circumvent?

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Unethical practices

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Researcher bias

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Researcher reactivity

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Unsound methods

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Question 2
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A type of study striving to understand the relationship between mental, behavioral, and material realities that make up human consumption and disposal, including examination of diet and nutrition, recycling, waste disposal techniques, food waste, and food recovery is called _________________ .

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science of garbology

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official documentary records

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crime analysis

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actuarial records

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Question 3
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Officers reading local newspapers from across the state, looking for articles about fraudulent bank checks, car thefts, certain con-games, and other patterns of criminal behaviors to create charts of cities and crimes is an example of _____________ .

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science of garbology

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official documentary records

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crime analysis

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actuarial records

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Question 4
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A type of unobtrusive research that involves examination of written materials that are organized for public examination by others, or written for an extremely small audience is called ______________ .

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official documentary records

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accretion

C

physical erosion

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archival strategies

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Question 5
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Any type of written, drawn, or recorded (video or audio) materials produced for general or mass consumption is called ___________ . Examples include newspapers, books, magazines, television program transcripts, videotapes, comics, maps, and blogs.

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private archives

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commercial media accounts

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actuarial records

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official documentary records

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Question 6
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Records produced for special or limited audiences that contain information such as birth and death records, records of marriages and divorces, application information held by insurance and credit companies, title, land, and deed information, or similar demographic or residential types of records are called ____________ .

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private archives
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commercial media accounts
C
actuarial records
D
official documentary records
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Question 7
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Records originally produced for a special limited audience that eventually find their way into public domain, and convey important and useful information are called ________ . Examples of this type of record include official court transcripts, police reports, census information, financial records, crime statistics, school records, and similar documents.

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private archives
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commercial media accounts
C
actuarial records
D
official documentary records
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Question 8
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Which type of official documentary record has increased in commonality in recent years, and is creating a goldmine of audio and visual data?

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Videotaped records
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Voting records
C
Police blotters
D
Newsletters
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Question 9
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A type of record that is most familiar to novice researchers. It includes the span of life of an individual from his or her earliest recall to the time of writing the work, and includes descriptions of life experiences, personal insights, and anecdotal reminiscences. This is called _________________ .

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private archives
B
comprehensive autobiography
C
edited autobiography
D
topical autobiography
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Question 10
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A type of record in which the author portrays a fragmented picture of life, and is interesting because of the nature of the topics discussed rather than the identity of the author is called ______ .

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private archives
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comprehensive autobiography
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edited autobiography
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topical autobiography
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Question 11
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A type of record in which researchers serve as editors and commentators to eliminate any repetition in descriptions, and shorten lengthy discourses. Researchers highlight selected segments and delete other segments. This type of record is called ________ .

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private archives
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comprehensive autobiography
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edited autobiography
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topical autobiography
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Question 12
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The most widely accepted type of private archival material used in research is the ___________ .

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letter
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diary
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autobiography
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blog
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Question 13
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An underutilized type of private archival material used in research is the ___________________ .

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letter
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diary
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autobiography
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blog
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Question 14
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The private archival material source that allows the writer to reflect on his or her own performance while reflecting on the performance of the people with whom he or she has interacted is the _____________ .

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letter
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diary
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autobiography
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blog
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Question 15
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The private archival material that can be criticized for removing evidence of the text's author through writing and other practices, but contains information on the social contours of a given time, ideological orientations of a group, or self-reflections about one's activities is the ___________ .

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letter
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diary
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autobiography
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blog
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Question 16
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The private archival material that provides individually created content as well as links to the works of others, streaming video, and audio elements is the ___________ .

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letter
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diary
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autobiography
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blog
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Question 17
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The private archival material that is geared for a dual audience, and must involve a consideration of the social roles and personal relationships of both the writer and the reader, is the _________________ .

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letter
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diary
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autobiography
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blog
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Question 18
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The physical items left behind humans are called traces. The category of traces that are indicators that wear down or away over time are measures of _______________ .

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official documentary records
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accretion
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physical erosion
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archival strategies
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Question 19
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The physical items left behind humans are called traces. The category of traces that are indicators that build up or accumulate over time are measures of _______________ .

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official documentary records
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accretion
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physical erosion
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archival strategies
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Question 20
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An example of a type of measure is using replacement records in order to determine which of a series of high school French language tapes was most frequently used. The hypothesis would be that the tape that required the greatest amount of repair or replacement was the one most frequently used. What type of trace record is this examining?

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Official documentary records
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Accretion
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Physical erosion
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Archival strategies
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