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Moderating Variable – Variables in Research | Business Research

Moderating Variable

Moderating Variable

Moderating Variable


➥ Moderating variables influence the relationship between independent and dependent variables by modifying the effect of the intervening variables.

➥ Moderator variables, unlike extraneous variables, are measured and considered.

➥ Studies in TESL and language acquisition often include moderator variables (when they’re not the main focus of the research) such as the sex of the subjects, their age, their culture, or their level of English proficiency.

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