Case studies - Evaluation

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Strengths:

  • Data that is gathered is likely to be 'really' about that person and therefore ecologically valid.
  • Individuals are usually in their natural setting, so case studies are valid.
  • Case studies tend to be valid because they gather in-depth detailed, rich data about one unique individual from as many sources as possible.

Weaknesses:

  • Another researcher could even find different…

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