ERIC Number: ED389054
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Aug
A General Overview of Bias and Validity Issues in Cross-Cultural Research. HRD & All Research Series. Paper 91-06.
Lewis, Jonathan P.; Geroy, Gary D.
Conducting observational research in a cross-cultural context invokes a unique set of difficulties. This paper describes sources of bias and threats to validity that are specific to cross-cultural research. It describes problems of cross-cultural research designs for descriptive studies, comparative research, and experimental research and outlines techniques for dealing with problems. (Contains 12 references.) (LMI)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins. Office for Applied Research.