Chapter 13 Learning Objectives:
- Explain the logic of triangulation.
- Identify the advantages of using multiple indicators to construct composite measures.
- Create an index from multiple indicators of a concept.
- Explain the value of replication and of using multiple approaches to address a research question.
- Identify the relative strengths and weaknesses of the major approaches to social research.
- Explain how meta-analysis may be applied to synthesize research findings.