Liberty university coun 515 final exam


Liberty University  Coun 515 Final exam

Review Test Submission: Final Exam


Shantell Turner


201820 Spring 2018 COUN 515-D50 LUO


Final Exam


5/17/18 9:18 PM


5/17/18 11:08 PM

Due Date

5/18/18 11:59 PM



Attempt Score

78 out of 100 points  

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1 hour, 49 minutes out of 2 hours


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·         Question 1

2 out of 2 points

_____________ is a tool which provides a strategy for researchers to make predictions about relationships

·         Question 2

2 out of 2 points

Action research includes all of the components of the research process occurring at separate times

·         Question 3

2 out of 2 points

A _________________ is a graph which represents a correlation coefficient

·         Question 4

2 out of 2 points

Cost-effective evaluation and cost-benefit analysis are both examples of

·         Question 5

2 out of 2 points

A correlational, on its own, determines __________

·         Question 6

2 out of 2 points

A statistical relationship where a decrease in one variable is related to an increase in another is called a(an):


·         Question 7

2 out of 2 points

A correlation may be considered weak if the correlation coefficient falls between the values of:

Jackson, Chapter 3

·         Question 8

2 out of 2 points

Higher order thinking (HOT) skills in order include _________

·         Question 9

0 out of 2 points

Which of the following is an example of naturalistic observation:

Based on Jackson, Chapter 4

·         Question 10

2 out of 2 points

The seven steps of the research process begin with learning database procedures.

·         Question 11

2 out of 2 points

Research is the same as general inquiry.

·         Question 12

0 out of 2 points

According to informed consent, confidentiality will always be kept.

·         Question 13

2 out of 2 points

All of the following are probability samples except _______

·         Question 14

0 out of 2 points

Correlational studies are looking for ________

·         Question 15

2 out of 2 points

Validity refers to _____

·         Question 16

2 out of 2 points

In a double blind research study the ________

·         Question 17

2 out of 2 points

A hypothesis should be based on opinion.

·         Question 18

2 out of 2 points

The following are examples of scientist practitioners except ______

·         Question 19

2 out of 2 points

A reliability coefficient determined by assessing the degree of relationship between scores on the same test administered on two different occasions is called _______.

Jackson, Chapter 3

·         Question 20

2 out of 2 points

The Boulder Model was built upon a foundation of Rogerian counseling theory.

Knight  , Chapter 1

·         Question 21

2 out of 2 points

Which of the following is true regarding a one-tailed test?

Knight &Tetrault, Chapter 14

·         Question 22

2 out of 2 points

The most robust experiments do not have a risk of error.

Knight &Tetrault, Chapter 14

·         Question 23

2 out of 2 points

Rejecting the null hypothesis when the null hypothesis is true is a type one error and not a type two.

Knight &Tetrault, Chapter 14

·         Question 24

0 out of 2 points

The Researcher’s hypothesis stating that counseling majors have a higher mean emotional intelligence (EI) than others majors in general, described above in the format of a formula would be _______________.

Ho: µEI counseling majors  > µEI general

Knight &Tetrault, Chapter 14, P. 185, Jackson top paragraph

·         Question 25

2 out of 2 points

Threats to statistical power include ____________.

Knight &Tetrault, Chapter 15

·         Question 26

2 out of 2 points

The central limit theorem involves the distribution of sample means approaching normality.

Knight &Tetrault, Chapter 12

·         Question 27

0 out of 2 points

One assumption of nonparametric statistics is the underlying distribution does not need to be normal.

Jackson, Chapter 14 Summary

·         Question 28

2 out of 2 points

Nonparametric tests are tests that can be used when population parameters are not needed.

Jackson, Chapter 14 Summary

·         Question 29

0 out of 2 points

If the population mean and standard deviation is known, the researcher should use a _________.

Knight &Tetrault, Chapter 12

·         Question 30

2 out of 2 points

A test that can be used with nominal data is:

Jackson, Chapter 14 Summary

·         Question 31

2 out of 2 points

Regarding “Statistical Power,” the larger the sample size the greater the probability of ___________.

Knight &Tetrault, Chapter 15

·         Question 32

2 out of 2 points

Using the Jackson textbook, figure 5.7, with a standard normal distribution, 95% of scores fall within 3 standard deviations from the mean.

Jackson, Chapter 5, Figure 5.7

·         Question 33

2 out of 2 points

The central limit theorem involves _________.

Knight &Tetrault, Chapter 12

·         Question 34

2 out of 2 points

A researcher is developing a study to examine the emotional intelligence between counseling majors and all other students.  The researcher hypothesizes that the mean emotional intelligence of counseling majors will be greater than the mean emotional intelligence of all other students. This is an example of a_________________.

Knight &Tetrault, Chapter 14

·         Question 35

2 out of 2 points

The z test is a parametric statistical test that allows us to test the null hypothesis for a single sample when the population variance is known.

Jackson, Chapter 8

·         Question 36

0 out of 2 points

Confounding variables are:

Knight &Tetrault, Chapter 20

·         Question 37

2 out of 2 points

The participants in post facto design are measured on a trait that the participant already possesses.

Knight &Tetrault, Chapter 21

·         Question 38

2 out of 2 points

A design in which participants are measured on a trait they already possess and assigned to categories based on that trait, rather than manipulating the independent variable is the ______________.

Knight &Tetrault, Chapter 21

·         Question 39

2 out of 2 points

When creating groups, a researcher can feel more confident about how equivalent they are based on ___________________.

Knight, Chapter 19

·         Question 40

2 out of 2 points

According to Jackson, one of the benefits of using more than one group, is that the use of multiple groups allows for the addition of a placebo group.

Jackson, Chapter 11, p. 285

·         Question 41

2 out of 2 points

It has been said that the methods section of a research proposal is the most concrete of all the sections.

Knight &Tetrault, Chapter 20

·         Question 42

0 out of 2 points

An experimental design which has random selection, random assignment, or a mixture of both and the dependent variable is measured before and after the independent variable was manipulated, and then the pre-rest and post test scores are compared,  is called a ______________________.

Knight, Chapter 19

·         Question 43

0 out of 2 points

In the Knight and Tetrault study guide, the authors discuss Creswell’s recommendations about which items should be included in the methods section of a research proposal. These include:

Knight &Tetrault, Chapter 20

·         Question 44

0 out of 2 points

The post facto design can speak to the cause and effect of a relationship.

Knight &Tetrault, Chapter 21

·         Question 45

0 out of 2 points

The quasi-experimental research design, on the continuum of robustness is usually at one end of the continuum with the correlational design at the opposite end.

Knight, Chapter 20

·         Question 46

2 out of 2 points

A test that is designed to determine how well an observed frequency distribution of two nominal variables fits an expected pattern of frequencies is called the _____________.

Knight, Chapter 18

·         Question 47

2 out of 2 points

According to the Jackson text, what are the differences between the quasi experimental methods and the correlational methods?

Jackson, Chapter 13, p. 357

·         Question 48

2 out of 2 points

Since quasi-experimental research is on the continuum of robustness between true experimental design and correlational research:

Jackson, Chapter 13

·         Question 49

2 out of 2 points

In a single case design research study:

Knight &Tetrault, Chapter 20

·         Question 50

2 out of 2 points

A quasi-experimental research design may be used when:

Knight &Tetrault, Chapter 20


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