European Society for Translation Studies

Founded in Vienna in 1992, the European Society for Translation Studies is an international network which aims to support the community of translation and interpreting students and scholars worldwide. Currently, we have members in 46 countries in all five continents.
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Sampling 3: The effect of bias in samples

Sampling 3: The effect of bias in samples Daniel Gile September 8, 2006 Samples are selected to be representative of populations. However, natural variability within the population makes it likely that with respect to the feature(s) in which investigators are interested, …

How to choose the most relevant parameters to be controlled in an empirical study

How to choose the most relevant parameters to be controlled in an empirical study   Daniel Gile 12 August 2006 In a previous text (Sampling 2: Generalizing from case studies), it was explained that in order to make findings of studies …

Sampling 2: generalizing from case studies

Sampling 2: generalizing from case studies   Daniel Gile 18 July, 2006   In a previous text (Sampling-based studies as case studies), it was pointed out that generally, one or more dimensions of a phenomenon are controlled in a study …

Sampling 1: Sampling-based studies as case studies

Sampling 1: Sampling-based studies as case studies   Daniel Gile 12 July 2006 The concept of sampling implies the idea that what is sampled is representative of a larger entity with similar characteristics. Thus, the most fundamental property sought in a …

Where to get the questions from? The importance of preliminary qualitative research

Where to get the questions from? The importance of preliminary qualitative research. Delia Chiaro, University of Bologna at Forlì In questionnaire based survey research wording is all important because the way in which a question is couched affects respondents’ understanding of what is being asked of …