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design

(Construction plan), noun blueprint, chart, delineation, depiction, descriptio, diagram, draft, drawing, forma, graph, layout, lineamenta, map, model, outline, picture, plan, preliminary drawing, projection, proof, rendering, representation, rough cast, rough copy, rough representation, skeleton, sketch, treatment

design

(Intent), noun aim, ambition, animus, approach, aspiration, bent, consilium, consulto, course of action, desire, destination, determination, direction, end, end in view, expectation, fixed purpose, forethought, goal, hope, inclination, intention, meaning, mission, motive, object, objective, plan, plan of attack, predetermination, projected goal, proposed accion, proposed sequence of action, purport, purpose, purrose in view, pursuit, resolve, scheme, set purpose, settled purpose, stratagem, strategy, target, ultimate end, view, way of doing things, will
Associated concepts: common design, formed design, preeeditated design
See also: animus, arrange, arrangement, array, artifice, attempt, basis, blueprint, building, cabal, calculate, campaign, cause, composition, conceive, configuration, conspire, contemplation, content, contrivance, contrive, course, criterion, delineation, device, devise, direction, end, expedient, forethought, form, formulate, frame, function, goal, guidance, intend, intent, intention, invent, machination, maneuver, meaning, mission, mode, model, motif, motive, object, objective, order, organization, pattern, plan, plot, point, premeditation, program, project, proposal, proposition, purpose, purview, reason, ruse, scheme, strategy, structure, suggestion, system, target, treatment, trick, undertaking
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Case study design allows using both quantitative and qualitative data collection methods to elicit implicit and explicit information from the same case through pattern-matching; a technique linking several pieces when a holistic and in-depth investigation is required.
The case study design yielded a range of data that helped researchers assess the usefulness of readability measures and of audience acceptance as indicators of the acceptability of printed health promotion material.
As a consequence, the P&CD study was designed to provide more in-depth description and understanding of the competing demands of family practice, and in particular, to evaluate factors affecting preventive services delivery using a comparative case study design and a MAP.
In other words, a theory about what is being studied--and about whether a single case is a "critical" exemplar of that theory or about why some multiple cases might be expected to be replications and others might not--is essential to case study design and analysis.
Using a case study design, the research team will assess the model's viability as a tool to strengthen health systems governance for reproductive health and rights.
Pre- and post- tests were administrated on the target group and concurrent embedded mixed case study design was employed.
Following on from Sarah Brophy's (2008) November Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand article that describes case study research, an example is presented here where a case study design was used within a New Zealand based doctoral study to explore flexible learning for postgraduate nurses.
A case study design integrating qualitative and quantitative research strategies was used in this study, and it lasted 14 weeks.
STUDY DESIGN Using a multimethod comparative case study design,
These will be explored through the following research methods and modes of analysis: case study design, dramatism, narrative interviews, and thematic analysis.