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Unstructured Interview

Open ended interview beginning with a general question

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Result of an unstructured interview

Narrative of personal experience

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Thematic Analyisis

Analyzing a narrative by grouping together phrases close in meaning

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Reperatory Grid

Rating an individualized set of elements on a series of personal constructs

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Three steps to creating a thematic analysis

Unitizing
Coding
Thematizing

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Unitizing

Identification of meaningful units within a narrative

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Coding

Sorting units of a narrative into categories

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Temporal Independance

Units in a category dont need to be side by side in the narrative

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Thematizing

Finding patterns among categories to establish themes

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Peer Debriefing

Impartial colleague reviews analysis

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Elements

Objects, events, people, activities and other constituents of lived experience

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Personal Constructs

Bipolar scales used to describe how things are alike

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Triadic Method

Comparing three elements at a time showing how two are alike and different form the third

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What is the rating system of a reperatory grid

Two point rating system where a check has a value of 1 and a blank has a value of 0

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City Block distance

Analyze a reperatory grid. CBD between two elements is equal to the sum of absolute differences in ratings

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What does a smaller city block distance mean

Two elements are more alike

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Cluster Analysis

Elements are grouped together so there are smaller CBD between members of the same group and larger CBD between members of different groups

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Nearest Neighbour Distance

Smallest distance between members of two groups

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Word

Smallest unit of language that can stand alone and convey meaning

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Morpheme

Word is composed of one or two morphemes that convey meaning

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2 types of affixes

Prefix
Suffix

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Affix

Affect meaning but can not stand alone

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Stem

Morpheme to which affixes can be added

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Grapheme

Smallest linguistic unit of written language-- letters

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Phoneme

Smallest linguistic unit of spoken language-- sounds of consonants and vowels

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Garden path effect

Eralier words create a misleading context for interpretation of later words

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Observed score

Numeric value yielded by a measurement instrument

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Centred Score

Subtracting the mean form an observed score

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When is a centred score positive

When the observed score is above the mean

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What is the sum of the centred scores always equal to

0