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Test Bank for Designing Experiments for the Social Sciences How to Plan, Create, and Execute Research Using Experiments Coleman

Downloadable Instructor Test Bank for Designing Experiments for the Social Sciences How to Plan, Create, and Execute Research Using Experiments By Renita Coleman, ISBN: 9781506377322

Table Of Content

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
1. Discovering Cause and Effect

Causation

Experiments Compared to Other Methods

Basic Criteria for Experiments

Elements of Experiments

Starting a Study of Your Own

2. Ethics and Famous Experiments in History

The Scurvy Studies

The Contributions of Charles Peirce

Ronald Fisher’s Plots and Tea

B. F. Skinner: Small Samples, High Tech

Stanley Milgram Shocks the World

Philip Zimbardo: Raising Consciences in a Stanford Basement

Conclusion

3. Theory, Literature, and Hypotheses

The Literature Review

Hypotheses and Research Questions

4. Types of Experiments

Campbell and Stanley’s Typology of Experiments

Quasi Experiments

Natural Experiments

Field Experiments

5. Internal and External Validity

Ecological and External Validity

Generalizability

Cause and Effect

Logical Inference

Replication

Internal Validity

6. Factorial Designs

Single-Factor Designs

Factorial Designs

How Subjects Are Used in Designs

Control Groups

7. Random Assignment

The Purpose of Random Assignment

Operationalizing Random Assignment

Reporting Random Assignment

Balanced and Unbalanced Designs

Checking That Random Assignment Was Effective

Blocking, Matching, and Other Strategies

Random Assignment of Other Things

Random Assignment Resistance

8. Sampling and Effect Sizes

Student Samples

Amazon’s Mechanical Turk

Other Subject Sources

Recruiting

Incentives

Sample Size and Power

9. Stimuli and Manipulation Checks

Examples of Stimuli

Advice on Creating Stimuli

Manipulation Checks

Reporting the Stimuli and Manipulation Checks

10. Instruments and Measures

Instruments

Measurement Issues
11. The Institutional Review Board and Conducting Ethical Experiments

Institutional Review Boards

Ethical Issues in Experiments

Protecting Subjects

Researcher Issues

Pilot Studies
Glossary
Index