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14). 15 Miller and Salkind (2002). 190) would call integrity. 17 See Tashakkori and Teddlie (2003). 7 What to Read? It is unlikely that the researcher came up with his model based solely on his selfassessment. He probably needs to do some literature review. Yet, he should not restrict himself to scientific articles. They are not all bad; in fact, a few have been landmarks ( The market for lemons—Akerlof 1970—being an example). However, they have their own way of seeing the world. So literature reviews should include formal and informal texts, popular books, newspaper articles, blogs, government data, etc.
11 The researcher does not know yet if the bubbles on the right are an effect of the bubbles on the left, but he knows that time is a factor. As mentioned above, consequent arrows come in three formats ( I, T, or C) which will be discussed further along. Let us go back to the sexual predation model. ) The whole predatory scenario ends with a postpredation phase— for example, the child’s parents realize their child has disappeared. ” 11 20 2 Bubbles and Arrows )E )E 6E 6E 6F )E ,QGHSHQGHQW FRQVWUXFW YDULDEOH 6E , 7 RU & 6F 'HSHQGHQW FRQVWUXFW YDULDEOH )F )F )F )F Fig.
A simultaneous, consecutive, and iterative way of doing research (Brannen 1992) Nowhere in these definitions is it clearly shown that triangulation involves the following: (1) auto-ethnography; (2) proper attitude; (3) searching for contrasting cases; (4) a general procedure for conducting research prior to collecting primary data; (5) modeling, including creating a model template; (6) collecting data through literature review, speaking with experts, and simulation; (7) looking for self-biases in the literature review; (8) identifying observables; and (9) establishing a control group (for example, in Marsh et al.