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Research Design

Scope Note: 
The underlying plan or organization of a research project or study that determines its scope and approach -- also, the process of planning and organizing research activities (Note: For documents/articles dealing with research methods or experimental procedures, use "Research Methodology")
Category: Research and Theory
Broader Terms
Narrower Terms
Quasiexperimental Design
Use this term instead of
Experimental Design
Research Planning
Related Terms
Attrition (Research Studies)
Causal Models
Control Groups
Effect Size
Evaluation Research
Experimental Groups
Generalizability Theory
Hypothesis Testing
Matched Groups
Mixed Methods Research
Participant Characteristics
Predictor Variables
Pretests Posttests
Replication (Evaluation)
Research Methodology
Research Needs
Research Problems
Research Proposals
Robustness (Statistics)
Sample Size
Scientific Methodology
Search Strategies
Statistical Significance
Added to ERIC: 7/1/1966