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Concepts to Variables – Answer the question below.
“Concepts are heuristic devices that are only as useful as our results.”
1. Critique this statement. Consider if it is correct and/or complete.
Research Design and Data Integration – Answer the question below.
2. Consider your own conceptual research design and outcome variables. How many data sources are required to create a clear picture of the concept you are trying to study? What concepts will guide how you choose to integrate that data? In other words, how do you decide what additional data you need and, once you have it, how to incorporate that data into your analysis?