homework #2 - Exercise 3-6 c. A controlled experiment would...

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Exercise 3-6 c. A controlled experiment would lend itself well to this situation. Running an experiment allows you to isolate a variable and test it specifically. In this case segregation having a negative effect on education. This allows you to collect reliable data that points to a clear explanation to the problem. In this case a field experiment would be the most helpful in testing the problem. A field experiment has high internal and external validity and allows you to control all aspects that go into it. Also the process is general, meaning one experiment and its findings can be repeated in numerous locations and situations. Most importantly a filed experiment studies the children in segregated schools which give the most conclusive data and results. The ethical issues that would arise from running this type of experiment involve comparing black students to white students. In order to compare the learning environments each of students is in you must compare the students to each other directly which suggests one group is inferior
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course POLITICAL 940:010 taught by Professor Christopherlarimer during the Spring '08 term at UNI.

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homework #2 - Exercise 3-6 c. A controlled experiment would...

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