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Research Methodologies for the Creative Arts & Humanities: Quasi-experimental design

Quasi-experimental design

Definition:

"An experimental design that does not meet all requirements necessary for controlling influences of extraneous variables. Often, random assignment of participants [is] not possible."

See Christensen, L. B., Johnson, B., & Turner, L. A. (2011). Research methods, design, and analysis (11th ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.