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14.1: Unobtrusive research- What is it and when should it be used?
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- Define unobtrusive research and describe why it is used
- Unobtrusive methods allow researchers to collect data without interfering with the subjects under study.
- Historical comparative methods, which are unobtrusive, focus on changes in multiple cases over time or on more than one nation or society at a single point in time.
- Unobtrusive research- methods of collecting data that don’t interfere with the subjects under study