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Unformatted text preview: Methodology and Data In order to address the key questions of the study on the basis of scientific observation, we carried out a self-administered survey of the Cornell University student population from different levels of undergraduate studies. The survey consisted of 6 pages and addressed several aspects of the religious experiences, including: religious activity engagements (frequency to pray or attend religions service); personal views of religiousness and spirituality; degree aspiration, etc (Appendix C). Over 60 survey questionnaires were given out by 5 student investigators, and approximately 50 surveys were completed voluntarily by selected student respondents over the course of four weeks. An overall participation rate was higher than 80%. Following up the survey, over 5 qualitative semi-structured interviews were conducted with student respondents. Each interview was lasted approximately about 30 minutes. Participants were asked questions, including their engagements in religious activities minutes....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Hinch during the Spring '08 term at Clarke University.
- Spring '08