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background image   Unit exam #2 least if given an opportunity than only those with strong opinions would chioice to particpate. 
this would create bias. random sampling does not mean that the result will be 
significant. 
background image   not random assigment: subjects for an experiment are 
assigned randomly to one of several possible 
values of X, the independent variable. 
hurdle 1 hurdle 2 hurdle 3 reliability: to the extent 
that is it repeatable or 
consistent. 
Validity: measure 
accurately represents 
the concept that is 
supposed to measure. 
a measure can be both . . . .. good reliability but poor validity content validity: a rigorous process that forces the researcher to 
come up with a list of all the critical elements that, as a group, define 
teh concept we wish to measure 
Face Validity: when examining a measurement strategy, we can 
first ask whether or not, on its face, the measure appears to be 
measuring what it purports to be measuring. 

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School: Florida State University
Department: Political Science
Course: Political Science Research Methods
Professor: Matthew Pietryka
Term: Spring 2016
Tags: reasearch, Design, evaluating, and variations
Name: Exam two example test
Description: includes questions with answers and explanations as to why they are correct or wrong.
Uploaded: 12/13/2016
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