objective data collection

objective data collection

the process in which data relating to the client's problem are obtained through direct physical examination, including observation, palpation, percussion, and auscultation, and by laboratory analyses and radiological and other studies. Compare subjective data collection.
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strategy for objective data collection of financial access points including ATMs, liquidity points, mobile
Objective data collection is a critical part of the work of a behavior analyst; it allows us to move from subjective (and often incorrect) interpretation of the reasons for behavior, to more objective analysis of the effects of a person's behavior on the behavior of others.
Integration of TLP into the school curriculum is a necessity in order to ensure daily listening, in addition to use of objective data collection of functional outcomes.
Objective data collection before, during, and after using TLP is crucial to document any changes in student behavior.
They discuss a strategy of objective data collection from multiple sources that involves the teacher in the process, and address how to analyze and act on the results.
Such information likely would be beneficial, not only in assisting future studies to avoid some of the pitfalls that this study faces, but for the professional school counselors who wish to replicate the study so that they can know what potential barriers impeded the objective data collection process.

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