Research Methods Vocabulary

A priori coding

Bar chart

Bateson’s decision making cube

Case Study

Chi Squared test

Close reading

Closed Questions

Coding

Confidentiality

Confounding variable

Content analysis

Core category

Correlation

Cost benefit analysis

Debriefing

Deception

Demand characteristics

Dependent Variable

Ecological validity

Ethical Guidelines

Ethical Principles

Ethics

Evaluation apprehension

Experiment

Experimental Design

External validity

Frequency table

Grounded theory

Harm

Histogram

Indepedent Measures

Independent variable

Informed consent

Internal validity

Interquartile range

Interval Data

Inter-observer reliability

Interview

Interviewer bias

Mann Whitney U test

Matched pairs

Mean

Measure of central tendency

Measure of dispersion

Median

Meta-analysis

Mode

Nominal data

Observation

Observer bias

Open Questions

Ordinal data

Outliers

Partially informed consent

Participant

Participant-reactivity

Pie chart

Prior General Consent

Presumptive consent

Proxy consent

Qualitative data

Quantitative data

Questionnaire

Range

Ranked scales

Rating/ranked scales

Ratio data

Reflexivity

Reliable

Repeated Measure

Replicable

“Rich and thick” data

Right to Withdraw

Sample

Sampling technique

Self-selected sample

Semi-structured interview

Social desirability effect

Strucutured interview

Spearmans Rho Test

Standard deviation

Standardised procedure

Survey

Tally chart

Thematic analysis

Triangulation

Unstructured interview

Validity

Volunteer sample

Vulnerable adults

Wilcoxons Test