nonexperimental

nonexperimental

(ˌnɒnɪkˌspɛrɪˈmɛntəl)
adj
not experimental
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They cannot measure pre- and post- changes in outcomes and are at the bottom of the hierarchy of nonexperimental (or quasi-experimental) designs (Table 2).
Nonexperimental papers should emphasize the manner in which the described procedure, program, or issue relates to the practical concerns of professionals serving children and youth who are at risk for or are experiencing emotional or behavioral problems.
It covers the objectives and principles of science and the scientific method, as well as other introductory topics; understanding the research literature; ethics; hypothesis testing, power, and control; measuring variables; selecting research participants; experimental design; nonexperimental research; data collection methods; program evaluation, archival research, and meta-analytic designs; analyzing, interpreting, and summarizing research data; and research reports.
First, although we used a fully cross-lagged panel design and controlled for autoregressive effects, the nonexperimental study design means that we cannot derive conclusions about the causal relationships between loneliness and GPIU.
Charlotte Thorne used a combination of clinical audit and a quantitative nonexperimental methodology to review the detection, incidence and management of hypothermia in the post anaesthetic care unit (PACU).
The final type of quantitative research discussed in this article is the nonexperimental design.
However, we also report nonexperimental results on a wider group of schools in the Noble network based on school-average data from later years, through 2013.
The studies were largely nonexperimental and inconsistent in sampling efforts for LGBT participants, thus limiting the generalizability of the findings for this population in integrated care settings.
A nonexperimental descriptive design with quantitative research approach was used to study quality of nurse patient communication and patient satisfaction.
* Level IV: nonexperimental study; case control, cohort, or correlational study
The study design of the current study is one of triangulation, which includes a nonexperimental, quantitative portion of the design and a collective case study design, one not seen frequently by this reviewer in qualitative research.