Chapter 2 - 1. Sources of knowledge a. What do you do when...

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1. Sources of knowledge a. What do you do when you have a stomach ache? b. How do you know to do that i. Personal experience 1. May not have enough experience ii. Personal beliefs about what is right and wrong 1. Our opinions, problem is everyone thinks differently 2. Opinions are subjective iii. Tradition- what we did back then, we should do now 1. It can be outdated, also subjective iv. Intuition and Common sense 1. Can be wrong sometimes v. Expert opinion vi. Research- main source of knowledge for this class 2. Research a. Empirical evidence- data collected via the scientific method b. Scientific method- systematic and objective collection of evidence i. Research questions 1. Need to identify questions ii. Research method/design 1. How are they going to collect the data for the questions iii. Collect Data 1. They gathered the empirical evidence
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iv. Analyze Data 1. Got to make some sense by using data analysis techniques v. 1. They interpret the data and compare to hypothesis, and then share
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Chapter 2 - 1. Sources of knowledge a. What do you do when...

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