4.4 Assignment: Natural or Contrived Settings for Research
Identify a peer-reviewed journal article or study from the Hunt Library that has embraced a naturalistic or contrived setting and explain how the researchers justified their choice of methodology. Assess what you believe are strengths and shortcomings in their study design.
· Demonstrate understanding of the task and be able to address requirements using creativity and application of research design knowledge.
· Demonstrate ability to explain substantial differences between naturalistic vs. contrived research settings and relevant data collection processes.