1 Research questions

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • create operational definitions.
  • ask quantitative research questions.
  • list, explain and give examples of the various types of quantitative research questions.
  • identify estimation and decision-making research questions.
  • identify the variables implied by a quantitative research question.
  • identify observational or experimental studies.
  • describe and identify the units of analysis and unit of observations in a study.
  • communicate in the language of research and statistics.