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t-test

A Statistical test that allows the researcher to compare group Means to see if they are significantly different from each other or not.

Targeted Sample

Another name for a Purposive Sample.

Theme

A unit of Data organization in Qualitative Research. Often produced using coding strategies.

Theory

An organized body of testable claims that can be proved or disproved with research.

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Timidity

A problem in Qualitative Research where the researcher plays it too safe and possibly misses a chance to find something important.

Title

The name of an article; often an important source of information.

Type I Error

Another name for a Confidence Error, where the statistical test is too lenient and so the results cannot be trusted. Is also called a False Positive.

Type II Error

Another name for a Power Error, where the statistical test is too stringent and so significant results cannot be identified. Is also called a False Negative.