The study is that which will involve comparison in contrast to correlation research, which tends to look into a relationship.
4. The questions of the effects that occur due to a factor might lend themselves better to causal-comparative research than a to an experimental research since experimental research would investigate the factors but not compare and contrast them to the results.
6. Random assignment is not possible in causal-comparative study since random assignment may bring about groups that do not relate. Random selection is possible in causal-comparative research since it can lead to groups that can be compared and contrasted.
7. The topic on effects of team teaching on the attitudes of students towards history could be studied through causal-comparative research. This is through selection of a group that are not team-taught and those that are team-taught and comparison is made on the two.
9. There is possibility that a researcher is able to study the same variable in an experimental study and causal-comparative study. This is possible through the topic in experimental study being compared to another topic in causal-comparative research.
10. Categorically variables are those that take on values that are names and labels. A categorical quantitative that can be considered a quantitative variable is grams. It has value and brings about quantity.
1. The topics that a personal interview may be superior to a mail or telephone survey is when the topics require demonstration. An example of a topic is investigation of reaction to stimulus on an individual.
5. Conducting a cross sectional survey on the population is not a good idea. Cross sectional survey will not bring out the actual information and data on the population as compared to a census, which brings out the actual data. Cross-sectional survey is only estimation.
8. There are questions that cannot be surveyed through the mail, ...Show more