Multiple-baseline design in instructional research: pitfalls of measurement and procedural advantages.

@article{Cuvo1979MultiplebaselineDI,
  title={Multiple-baseline design in instructional research: pitfalls of measurement and procedural advantages.},
  author={Anthony J Cuvo},
  journal={American journal of mental deficiency},
  year={1979},
  volume={84 3},
  pages={219-28}
}
The multiple-baseline design has utility for evaluating the instructional programs used with mentally retarded persons; however, there are several pitfalls of measurement that may be encountered in using this design. Subjects' performance may be inadvertently altered by (a) repeated testing during baseline, (b) a procedural contrast between training and testing, and (c) inaccurate generalization during testing. Procedures to mitigate the effects of these problems were recommended. The pitfalls… CONTINUE READING