Re: Help!!!

Bob Green (
Tue, 14 Oct 1997 20:41:57 +1000


Regarding your comments:

>My problem lies in my methods of analysis. I am using Flexigrid. My
>supervisor says that dissertations should either be qualitative or
>quantitive, and I am unsure if rep grid work usually has hypotheses
>and inferential stats. He says that it's up to me to decide how to
>write up the work.

There is an argument that the qualitative-quantitative distinction is an
artifical one. I can't remember any references.

A key issue regarding generalisation/external validity concerns how many
grids you have. If you only have 10 or 20 participants it is difficult,
with subgroups to then say x vs y nurses construe persons with dementia
differently etc.


Bob Green