Experimental research design is the process of planning an experiment that is intended to test a researcher's hypothesis. The research design process is carried out in many different types of research, including experime... More »

In experimental research, researchers use controllable variables to see if manipulation of these variables has an effect on the experiment's outcome. Additionally, subjects of the experimental research are randomly assig... More »

There are three commonly used types of experimental research designs: independent measures, repeated measures and matched pairs. An experimental design refers to how participants get allocated to different groups within ... More » Education Colleges & Universities
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