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microanalysis

[¦mī·krō·ə′nal·ə·səs]
(analytical chemistry)
Identification and chemical analysis of material on a small scale so that specialized instruments such as the microscope are needed; the material analyzed may be on the scale of 1 microgram.
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In short, I am pleading here for studies that, while remaining attached to the conciliar texts, which we must read and reread, gain sufficient distance to arrive at a holistic reading of the council's work rather than remaining at a microanalytic reading of pronouncements.
Parents, carers, siblings, and others could be involved in projects about infants, with researchers drawing upon these people's interpretations as well as their own [eg, Stern's (2004) microanalytic interview in which momentary events are explored in minute detail; see also Hall and Kearns (2001)].
Responding to questions and L2 learner interactional competence during language proficiency interviews: A microanalytic study with pedagogical implications.
It can also be helpful for business owners to have access to the data compiled from a simplified microanalytic study, as this might assist business planning for disaster preparedness (Zhang et al., 2009).
Shows value of studying network clique structure, explains outcomes (such as network effectiveness), and points to need to consider networks and network structure in microanalytic way.
On the other hand, evidence from two different, but complementary, research approaches (macroanalytic and microanalytic) supports the general character of WMC (Engle & Kane, 2004; Hambrick, Kane, & Engle, 2005; Kane, Conway, Hambrick, & Engle, 2007).
Methodologically speaking, any analysis of professional practice needs to find a midway between 'constructionism' and 'radical situationalism' in order to avoid 'microanalytic myopia' (Mehan 1991).
The framework originally consisted of four components--knowledge base, heuristics, metacognition, and beliefs--and allows for microanalytic studies of student learning.
The work of Kitzinger (2000; 2005), Ohara and Saft (2003), Stokoe (2003), Stokoe and Smithson (2001), and Talmy (2009a; 2009b;) has begun to illustrate how microanalytic tools such as MCA and CA could be useful for examining critical questions.
(8) The object is not to be 'microanalytic with a vengeance' (9) when exploring the psychological phenomena that can negatively impact upon the judicial function.
Behavioral manifestations of social support: A microanalytic investigation.
Macro Research: While microanalytic approach of past research enhanced the understanding of the mechanics and accuracy of appraisals and the knowledge of the rating process has expanded greatly product of an organisational context I but remains fragmented due to difference between measurement aspects of appraisal research and organizational purposes of PA (Bretz, Milkovich and Read, 1992).