ERIC Number: EJ414326
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Random Assignment: Practical Considerations from Field Experiments.
Dunford, Franklyn W.
Evaluation and Program Planning, v13 n2 p125-32 1990
Seven qualitative issues associated with randomization that have the potential to weaken or destroy otherwise sound experimental designs are reviewed and illustrated via actual field experiments. Issue areas include ethics and legality, liability risks, manipulation of randomized outcomes, hidden bias, design intrusiveness, case flow, and unexpected events. (TJH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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