As well as an in-depth discussion of Random Controlled Trials (RCTs), this text highlights effective alternatives to this method and includes practical steps on how to successfully adopt them. Topics include:
· The advantages of randomisation
· How to avoid common design pitfalls that reduce the validity of experiments
· How to maintain controlled settings and pilot tests
· How to conduct quasi-experiments when RCTs are not an option
Practical and succintly written, this book will give you the know-how and confidence needed to succeed on your quantitative research journey.