Question and answer
Understanding the meanings people give reality instead of how reality works is the goal of: a. Social science b. Positivism c. Postpositivism d. Interpretivism
Question
Asked 9/11/2012 8:18:20 PM
Updated 2/23/2018 9:10:36 AM
1 Answer/Comment
This answer has been confirmed as correct and helpful.
Edited by jeifunk [2/23/2018 9:10:08 AM], Confirmed by jeifunk [2/23/2018 9:10:09 AM]
s
Get an answer
Original conversation
User: Understanding the meanings people give reality instead of how reality works is the goal of: a. Social science b. Positivism c. Postpositivism d. Interpretivism

Weegy: Understanding the meanings people give reality instead of how reality works is the goal of Interpretivism.
Expert answered|migzptz|Points 6639|

User: According to deterrence theory, punishment for a deviant act reduces the likelihood that a person will repeat the act. A researcher decides that it must therefore be likely that tougher gun control laws would reduce gun crimes. This is an example of: a. Exploratory reasoning b. Deductive reasoning c. Empirical generalization d. Inductive reasoning

Question
Asked 9/11/2012 8:18:20 PM
Updated 2/23/2018 9:10:36 AM
1 Answer/Comment
This answer has been confirmed as correct and helpful.
Edited by jeifunk [2/23/2018 9:10:08 AM], Confirmed by jeifunk [2/23/2018 9:10:09 AM]
New answers
Rating
8
According to deterrence theory, punishment for a deviant act reduces the likelihood that a person will repeat the act. A researcher decides that it must therefore be likely that tougher gun control laws would reduce gun crimes. This is an example of - Deductive reasoning.
Added 2/23/2018 9:10:36 AM
This answer has been confirmed as correct and helpful.
Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
Which of the following is required for a true experiment? a. Statistical analysis b. A normal population distribution c. Time-order d. A control group
Weegy: c. Time-order User: In which nonexperimental design is data collected at one point in time? a. Cross-sectional research b. Fixed-sample panel study c. Trend study d. Longitudinal research (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 9/7/2012 9:19:44 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Which of the following is required for a true experiment? 1.statistical analysis 2. A normal population distribution 3. Time-order 4. A control group
Weegy: c. Time-order User: In a true simple random sample, the probability of selection: 1. Is impossible to calculate 2. Varies randomly across the elements 3. Is stratified by population characteristics 4. Is equal for every element Weegy: A stratified random sample divides the population ... [ every element in the population does have the same probability of selection, this is known as an 'equal ... Simple ... ] User: In order to establish causality, a relationship must be: 1. Experimentally established 2. Contextual 3. Nonspurious 4. Longitudinally established Weegy: a. Experimentally established User: “Correlation does not prove causation” reminds researchers of which necessary condition for causality?A. Empirical association B. Time order C. Context D. Nonspuriousness Weegy: “Correlation does not prove causation” reminds researchers of c. Context. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 9/10/2012 9:58:27 PM
0 Answers/Comments
If parents give permission for their children to participate in research, the children do not have to assent to participation. a. True b False
Weegy: b False User: In order to reach correct conclusions in research, you should strive to ____________ error and ____________ validity. a. Increase, decrease b. Decrease, increase c. Increase, increase d. Decrease, decrease (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Updated 9/7/2017 2:20:51 PM
1 Answer/Comment
In order to reach correct conclusions in research, you should strive to decrease error and increase validity.
Added 9/7/2017 2:20:51 PM
This answer has been confirmed as correct and helpful.
A study is conducted of a population that is small enough that the entire population can be examined. This study would be considered a: a. Non-sample study b. Group study c. Population sample d. Census
Question
Not Answered
Updated 7/14/2018 10:46:12 AM
1 Answer/Comment
A study is conducted of a population that is small enough that the entire population can be examined. This study would be considered a Census.
Added 7/14/2018 10:46:12 AM
This answer has been confirmed as correct and helpful.
Measures of reliability: 1. Help researchers interpret qualitative questions 2. Indicate whether responses to multiple questions are consistent 3. Provide a test of causal hypotheses 4. Determine whether measures will produce consistent scores on multiple occasions
Weegy: Hi Your ans is c. Determine whether measures will produce consistent scores on multiple occasions Explanation: In statistics, reliability is the consistency of a measure. [ A measure is said to have a high reliability if it produces consistent results under consistent conditions. For example, measurements of people?s height and weight are often extremely reliable. ] User: Which of the following is not a requirement of a true experiment? a. Random assignment b. Experimental group c. Assessment of change in the dependent variable d. Deception Weegy: Experimental methods involve the researcher altering a variable in the ... A valid experiment is controlled and uses random assignment. ... [ 1864-9335. ^ a b c d e f g ... ] User: Which of the following is not a requirement of a true experiment? a. Random assignment b. Experimental group c. Assessment of change in the dependent variable d. Deception Weegy: Experimental methods involve the researcher altering a variable in the ... A valid experiment is controlled and uses random assignment. ... [ 1864-9335. ^ a b c d e f g ... ] User: Research seeks to __________, evaluation seeks to ___________ (a program). a. Specify, generalize b. assess, appraise c. prove, improve d. investigate, modify Weegy: c. prove, improve. Research seeks to prove, Evaluation seeks to improve. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 9/11/2012 9:02:49 PM
0 Answers/Comments
33,141,687
questions answered
GET
Answers.
GET THE APP.
weegy*
*
Get answers from Weegy and a team of really smart live experts.
Popular Conversations
Which phrase does not describe a mineral? A. Crystal structure ...
Weegy: The phrase which do not describe a mineral is organic solid. User: minerals containing iron are attracted bt ...
1/18/2021 8:40:01 AM| 3 Answers
If you blank to visit your grandmother, you should go now; visiting ...
Weegy: If you INTEND to visit your grandmother,you should go now,visiting hours will be ending soon. User: An essay ...
1/18/2021 6:25:02 PM| 3 Answers
Solve the following system of equations. 2x + y = 3 x = 2y - 1
Weegy: 2x + y = 3 User: Solve the following system of equations. 3x + 2y - 5 = 0 x = y + 10 Weegy: The solution ...
1/19/2021 9:23:23 AM| 3 Answers
Which phrase describes non-foliated rocks
1/21/2021 1:46:26 PM| 3 Answers
S
L
P
R
P
R
Points 1100 [Total 4953] Ratings 0 Comments 980 Invitations 12 Offline
S
L
L
1
P
1
L
P
Points 846 [Total 11866] Ratings 5 Comments 796 Invitations 0 Online
S
L
Points 778 [Total 4097] Ratings 1 Comments 768 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
1
Points 608 [Total 3040] Ratings 3 Comments 568 Invitations 1 Online
S
L
Points 332 [Total 1146] Ratings 0 Comments 332 Invitations 0 Offline
S
R
L
Points 262 [Total 879] Ratings 0 Comments 262 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
Points 202 [Total 202] Ratings 0 Comments 202 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
Points 193 [Total 193] Ratings 0 Comments 193 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Points 176 [Total 2722] Ratings 16 Comments 16 Invitations 0 Online
S
L
P
P
P
1
P
L
1
Points 147 [Total 9418] Ratings 2 Comments 127 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.