Single case experimental design : an overview

Rassafiani, Mehdi & Sahaf, Robab (2010) Single case experimental design : an overview. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 17(6), 285-289 .

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Background: In health related research, it is critical not only to demonstrate the efficacy of intervention, but to show that this is not due to chance or confounding variables. Content: Single case experimental design is a useful quasi-experimental design and method used to achieve these goals when there are limited participants and funds for research. This type of design has various advantages compared to group experimental designs. One such advantage is the capacity to focus on individual performance outcomes compared to group performance outcomes. Conclusions: This comprehensive review demonstrates the benefits and limitations of using single case experimental design, its various design methods, and data collection and analysis for research purposes.

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ID Code: 34267
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Experimental design, Research Methods, Data analysis
ISSN: 1741-1645
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800) > Sociological Methodology and Research Methods (160807)
Divisions: Past > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Deposited On: 30 Aug 2010 03:55
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2017 03:02

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