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1994

Dr Petra Lietz

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Cross-Sectional Research Methods, Petra Lietz Dec 1993

Cross-Sectional Research Methods, Petra Lietz

Dr Petra Lietz

This entry considers initially the different types of research studies that can be carried out in educational research, and their relationship to cross-sectional studies, the advantages and disadvantages of cross-sectional studies, the usefulness of cross- sectional studies, the difference kinds of research studies that are essentially cross-sectional in nature, as well as the gradations in types of investigation between cross- sectional and longitudinal research studies. In addition, this entry discusses issues concerned with the design of a cross- sectional study, the role of sampling, the methods of data collection, the value of pretest and pilot studies, and the major sources ...