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Case Study, Survey Methods, Context Analysis

In a case study, the researcher usually:

a. uses one method of data collection
b. establishes the problem and hypothesis in advance
c. examines a real life problem within it's real life context
d. does all of the above

Which of the following survey methods is best for getting information about highly personal or embarrassing topics?

a. mail survey
b. personal interview
c. telephone survey
d. any of the above

To increase the reliability of context analysis, a researcher should use:

a. a standardized coding scheme
b. one coder to interpret the data
c. more than one decoder to interpret the data
d. both a and c

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In a case study, the researcher usually:

a. uses one method of data collection
b. establishes the problem and hypothesis in advance
c. examines a real life problem within it's real life context
d. does all of the above

Answer: c. examines a real life problem within it's real life context

Case study is a holistic, in-depth investigation. It is not sampling research. ...

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