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1. Population It refers to the total number of respondents. 23.

Matched comparison group design In this quasi-experimental design, instead of


2. Cross Tabulation It is also called CROSSTAB or STUDENTS-CONTINGENCY selecting participants for control group, you get a set of participants that show some
TABLE. close similarities with the experimental or treatment group based on one or more
3. Slovin’s Formula The formula being used for getting the sample from the population. important variables.
4. Margin of Error It refers to the degree by which you are allowing an error to happen 24. Time-series quasi-experimental design Your act of controlling the variables in this
in making a decision, to accept or reject a hypothesis. case is through multiple observations of the subject before and after the treatment or
5. Correlation Coefficient A measure of the strength and direction of the linear condition applied to the experimental group.
relationship between variables and likewise gives the extent of dependence between 25. Simple Random Sampling Choosing of respondents based on pure chance.
two variables. 26. Comparative It states the differences or similarities between or among people, things,
6. Spearman’s rho The test to measure the dependence of the dependent variable on object etc.
the independent variable. 27. Survey It describes the attitudes, preferences, views, feelings, and other behavioral
7. Single-subject quasi-experimental design This design is used when the population patterns of a big number of people for arriving at a certain conclusion about societal
is so large that you can find difficulty in choosing a group to study. concerns and issues.
8. Sampling It means choosing from a large population the respondents or subjects to 28. Population A technical term in research which means a big group of people from
answer your research questions. where you choose the sample.
9. Sample The chosen set of people to represent the population. 29. Experiment A scientific method of collecting data whereby you give the subjects a sort
10. Observation You gather facts or information about people, things, places, events and of treatment or condition.
so on, by watching and listening to them. 30. Validation A process after devising a questionnaire is ensuring that you will be
11. Coding Sheet This is used for tallying and coding wherein the nominal data are gathering the correct data to be used in your study as a result of the prepared
assigned numbers. instrument.
12. Nominal Scale It shows the classification of things based on a certain criterion. 31. Data Gathering Procedure It shows the exact details on how you would be gathering
13. Nominal Scale It is also called as categorical data since respondents are grouped in your data.
categories. 32. Data Coding This facilitates tallying, if done manually or encoding, if done
14. Purposive Sampling Choosing respondents whom you have judged as people with electronically.
good background knowledge or with great enthusiasm about the research. 33. Frequency Distribution It is simply the total count for each group or category of the
15. Percentage Distribution It is the fractional part of the category in relation to the totality variables.
of the respondents. 34. Table This helps for easy classification and distribution of numbers based on a certain
16. Measures of Central Tendency It is used for the general characteristics of the group criterion usually used for frequency and percentage distribution.
that is if you would like to describe your data with one generalization. 35. Quantitative Data Analysis It is time consuming because it involves series of
17. Examine this scale below: examinations, classifications, mathematical calculations and graphical recording.
 Watching movies promotes enjoyment. 36. Find the mean of the following scores: 33,35,39,41,49,52,54
() Strongly Agree () Undecided 37. Tables It is used for frequency and percentage distribution.
() Agree () Disagree () Strongly Disagree 38. Find the mode of the following scores: 93,93,94,94,98,100,102
What scale is presented above? ORDINAL SCALE 39. Correlation It uses statistical analysis to yield results that describe the relationship of
18. Mean It is usually referred to as the arithmetic average, computed by means of dividing two variables.
the sum of individual scores by the totality of the scores. 40. Find the median of the following scores: 112,145,150,165,168,170
19. Correlative It shows the extent and direction of variable relationships, that is, whether 41. Complete the given data below. Compute for the frequency.
a negative or positive relationship exists between or among them. GENDER FREQUENCY PERCENTAGE
20. Deconstruction It means breaking observations down into component pieces. Male 26 48.15%
21. Interview It makes you ask a set of questions orally. Female ____________ 51.85%
22. Counter-balanced quasi-experimental design Control is applied to one group to TOTAL 54 100%
examine the effects of all treatment and conditions to control variables.
42. One-Way Analysis of Variance It is used to determine if there is a significant 60. Multivariate Analysis This refers to analysis of multiple relations between multiple
difference in the averages or means of two or more groups within a variable. variables.
43. Sampling Frame The list of members of the population to which you want to generalize 61. Weighted Mean A type of mean that is calculated by multiplying the weight (or
or apply your findings about the sample. probability) associated with a particular event or outcome with its associated
44. Descriptive Statistical Technique This quantitative data-analysis technique provides quantitative outcome and then summing all the products together.
a summary of the orderly or sequential data obtained from a sample through the data- 62. Textual It uses statements with numerals or numbers to describe the results.
gathering instrument used. 63. Record Keeping A detailed account of every phase of your project from the initial
45. Sampling Unit The term referring to every individual in the population. brainstorming to the final research report.
46. Systematic Sampling Picking out from the list every 5th or every 8th member listed in 64. All tables, graphs and figures must be numbered.
the sampling frame until the completion of the desired total number of respondents. 65. Stratified Sampling Choosing a sample that will later on be subdivided into strata,
47. Mode It refers to the item or score in the data set that has the most repeated sub-groups or sub-samples during the stage of the data analysis.
appearance in the set. 66. Ordinal Scale It has a numerical equivalent which assigns a particular attribute of
48. Median The score in the middle of the set of items that cuts or divides the set into two respondents into orders or ranks.
groups. 67. Conclusions This refers to inferences, deductions, abstractions, implications,
49. t-test It is used to determine if there is a significant difference in the averages of two interpretations, general statements and generalizations.
dependent or independent groups. 68. Abstract A short summary of your completed research.
50. Statistics A term that pertains to your acts of collecting and analyzing numerical data. 69. Questionnaire A paper consisting series of questions formulated for an individual and
51. In One-Way Analysis of Variance, if F is greater that F crit, what would be the independent answering by several respondents for obtaining statistical information.
hypothesis decision? 70. Measures of Central Tendency It indicates the different positions or values of the
52. Bivariate Analysis It refers to the analysis of two variables. items such that in a category of data.
53. In One-Way Analysis of Variance, if P value is less than 0.05, what would be the 71. Title This part of the research paper gives information and description of the things
hypothesis decision? focused on by your research study.
54. Pearson product-moment correlation It measures the strength and direction of the 72. References It displays the identities or names of all writers and owners of ideas that
linear relationship of two variables and of the association between interval and ordinal you incorporated in your research paper.
variables. 73. Methodology It explains the procedure in collecting and analyzing data and also
55. Compute for the missing value of this 4-point Likert Scale describes the sources of data.
SCALE RANGE QUALITATIVE 74. Recommendations It gives something that will expand or extend one’s understanding
DESCRIPTION of the conclusions such as suggesting a solution to the problem or recommending a
4 3.26-4.00 Strongly Agree further research on the subject.
3 ___________ Moderately Agree 75. Appendices Included in this section are copies of materials like questionnaires,
2 1.76-2.5 Moderately Disagree graphs, and letters that you used in all stages of academic work.
1 1.00-1.75 Strongly Disagree 76. Research Writing It presents facts and opinions of other people about a particular
subject matter.
56. Covariance A statistical term to measure the extent of the change in the relationship 77. Introduction It stresses the research problem and its background, objectives, research
of two random variables. questions and hypotheses.
57. Using the One-Way ANOVA, if the P-value is 0.4578 and the alpha is 0.05, what would 78. Voluntary Sampling Selecting people who are very much willing to participate as
be the hypothesis decision? respondents in the research project.
58. Inferential Statistics It focuses on conclusions, generalizations, predictions, 79. Results or Findings It presents the research findings that are expressed through
interpretations and hypotheses. graphics, statistics or words.
59. Descriptive Statistics This describes a certain aspect of a data set by making you 80. Availability Sampling Picking out people who are easy to find or locate and willing to
calculate the Mean, Median, Mode and Standard Deviation. establish contact with you.