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Quiz Wk 4

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Question 1
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The difference between a complete observer and a participant observer is -------------------------------------------------
Answer
| | the participant observer acknowledges his/her role as a researcher and is free to ask questions| | | the complete observer participates in that which is being observed| | | the participant observer records that which is being observed without the participant's knowing they are being recorded| | | the complete observer only collects data from interviews| 2 points   

Question 2
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What is an unobtrusive method?
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| | One that changes the behavior of those being observed.| | | One that does not change the behavior of those being observed.| | | A method in which the observer goes "native."|
| | A method in which the observer asks questions of those being observed.| 2 points   
Question 3
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One of the skills qualitative researchers must develop is the ability to take field notes. The rule to follow is: -------------------------------------------------
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| | Only write down what is significant in some way|
| | Record what you observe|
| | You don't have to write what you observe, simply document your impressions only| | | Wait until you have a few days to think about what you've observed before jotting down your field notes| 2 points   

Question 4
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Qualitative researchers are also concerned with sampling. However, they may change their sampling plan to reflect their emerging...