Explore BrainMass

When to Utilize the Non-equivalent Groups Design

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

When would it be better (under what conditions) to use the non-equivalent groups design?

Use scholarly sources to support your answer. Cite your sources with APA format

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 9:30 am ad1c9bdddf

Solution Preview

It is better to use the non-equivalent group design when a researcher is trying to compare the effect of a given intervention or treatment, on research subjects or groups that have similar characteristics. This would be especially important and helpful in situations in which a researcher trying to ascertain as to whether or not a specific kind of intervention or ...

Solution Summary

This solution describes when it is most feasible to utilize the non-equivalent groups design in research.

See Also This Related BrainMass Solution

Study designs and validity threats

1. Explain and give examples of how the particular outcomes of a study can suggest if a particular threat is likely to have been present.

2. Describe each of the following types of designs, explain its logic,
a. Non-equivalent control group pretest only
b. Non-equivalent control group pretest/posttest
c. Cross-sectional

View Full Posting Details