ERIC Number: EJ270556
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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Ibsen's Baths: Reactivity and Insensitivity (A Misapplication of the Treatment-Control Design in a National Evaluation).
Fetterman, David M.
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, v4 n3 p261-79 Fall 1982
The design and conduct of a national evaluation study is discussed, demonstrating that a control group may not provide the no-cause baseline information expected. Resolution of this problem requires reexamination of paradigms, research practices, and policies, as well as the underlying real world constraints and views that generate them. (PN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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