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From this page, you can jump to each of the four major methods. The methodís page describes in greater detail its purpose, advantages, and disadvantages, and provides examples.

 

Case study

An in-depth investigation into one participant (e.g., one person or one family).

 

Questionnaire

A set of questions used to gather information on people's thoughts or behaviors.

 

Correlation

A technique to measure the degree of association between two variables.

 

Experiment

The method that allows us to determine cause and effect.

 

 

Last updated 03/29/2002

© 2002 Elizabeth Lanthier, Ph.D.

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