Types of Observation

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  • Created on: 31-12-19 12:03
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  • Types of Observation
    • Participant Observation
      • Researcher takes part in the lifestyle
    • Non-Participant Observation
      • Researcher merely stands and observes
    • Covert Observation
      • People don't know they're being observed
    • Overt Observation
      • People are aware they're being observed
    • Structured Observation
      • Data is gathered without direct involvement from researcher
    • Unstructured Observation
      • Researcher enters field with general ideas, not specific ideas.


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