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Process of Elaboration During Investigations

During the course of any investigation or study, one must ensure he/she takes every step to ensure that facts and assumptions are accurate. Variables and factors (internal/external) must be displayed and conveyed to the reviewer within the table and/or legend. In saying this, researchers often utilize elaboration to test these variables or factors as it relates to the study.

Define and discuss the process of elaboration and the major types of elaboration during an investigation.

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Elaboration refers to the process of introducing or controlling for third variables (control or test) by sub classifying original tables (Hagan, p.326). In saying this, elaboration consists of three steps in order to conduct this type of test for additional variables.

Steps of Elaboration (Hagan, p.326)

1. Demonstrate a relationship between the variables or factors.
2. Specify the time order (which is X [independent variable] ...

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Elaboration refers to the process of introducing or controlling for third variables (control or test) by sub classifying original tables (Hagan, p.326). In saying this, elaboration consists of three steps in order to conduct this type of test for additional variables.....

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