Research methods

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Benefit of laboratory experiements
High degree of control of the variables
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Disadvantage of field experiments
Do not usually gain informed consent so it may be unethical
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Disadvantage of the comparative method
Cannot control the variables
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Disadvantage of structured interviews
Inflexibility of the questions
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Advantage of unstructured interviews
Ethical because informed consent is gained
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Disadvantage of group interviews
May answer in certain ways due to fear of bullying
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Disadvantage of questionnaires
Low response rate
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What is covert particpant observation
Where the researcher is undercover as part of the group
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What is covert non-participant observation
Where you watch people from the sidelines without their knowledge
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What is overt participant oservation
Where you join a group and they kow you are observing them
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Disadvantage of field experiments

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Do not usually gain informed consent so it may be unethical

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Disadvantage of the comparative method

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Disadvantage of structured interviews

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Advantage of unstructured interviews

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