Ways that Qualitative & Quantitative Methods are Integrated

Ways that Qualitative & Quantitative Methods are Integrated

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Experimental, Control, & Comparison Groups Experimental group – the group of individuals who receive the intervention Control group – should be similar to the experimental group, but the individuals in this group do not receive the intervention; given this label when individuals are randomly assigned to this group Conner’s premises for control group use: 1)right to status quo, 2) informed of purpose, 3) right to new services, & 4) not subjected to infective or harmful programs
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Evaluation Designs - 1
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Evaluation Designs - 2 Experimental design – greatest control over confounding variables; involves randomization to experimental & control groups & measurement of each; most interpretable & defensible evidence of effectiveness Quasi-experimental – results in interpretable & defensible evidence of effectiveness; no randomization; comparisons are made on experimental &
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O1 X O2 Where: O1 = pretest measurement
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course HPS 3850 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '11 term at Kennesaw.

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