Insights from When Things Go Wrong
Edited by Keith Townsend and Mark N.K. Saunders
Chapter 13: Is a pilot necessary?
Pilot studies are valuable bellwethers. They test the instruments and method of data collection, helping to uncover potential weaknesses or flaws that, if left unaddressed, could result in wasted time and money, and even render the data worthless. This vignette captures three lessons learned from doing a pilot study
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