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Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs
A research strategy in which many cases are examined to understand a comparatively small number of variables
A research strategy in which the researcher's attention centers on an in-depth examination of one or a few cases on many dimensions
Cases studies can be exploratory, descriptive, or explanatory.
A reserach design well suited to inferring cause
In experimentation, a group of subjects whom no experimental stimulus is adminstered and who should resemble the experimental group in all other respects
In experimentation, a group of subjects who are exposed to an experimental stimulus.
The quality of a research finding that justifies the inference that it represents something more than the specific observations on which it was based.
Sample to Population
A research design that includes most, but not all, elements of an experimental designs
Quasi - "sort of" and "to a certain degree"
Two classes of the Quasi's is:
nonequivalent-groups and time-series
A technique for randomly assigning experimental subjects to experimental groups and control groups
A research strategy whereby a large number of variables are studied for one or a small number of cases or subjects.
Tuime-series and case studies are examples