ERIC Number: EJ295144
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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The Logic of Sample Selection: Who Represents What?
Keogh, Barbara K.; MacMillan, Donald L.
Exceptional Education Quarterly, v4 n3 p84-96 Fall 1983
Sampling problems related to the use of system-identified subjects in special education research are considered. Differences in criteria and selection of mildly handicapped students have resulted in limited generalizability of findings. Among suggested approaches are using rationally defined subgroups, cluster analysis, and marker variables. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
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