ERIC Number: EJ492970
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Research Methods: Representativeness of Observed Preschool Social Behaviors: How Many Data Are Enough?
Doll, Beth; Elliott, Stephen N.
Journal of Early Intervention, v18 n2 p227-38 Spr 1994
Nine comprehensive observations were conducted of 24 preschoolers (8 with disabilities) in free play settings, with social behavior categories based on the work of Strain. Comparison of partial and complete observational records demonstrated that at least five observations were required to represent the children's social behavior adequately. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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