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Unformatted text preview: Review Questions for Topic Proposals Use these questions to discuss and evaluate the topic proposal with the writer. I will chime in when necessary, but I would like each of you to be involved in this process. Use these questions as a guide and pose any other questions you feel are relevant to determine the potential of the proposed topics. 1) Does the proposal approach the topic/issue from a social scientific perspective? If not, can you think of ways that the topic could be re-shaped? Consider the following description of the social sciences: The social sciences are a group of academic disciplines that study human aspects of the world. They differ from the arts and humanities in that the social sciences tend to emphasize the use of the scientific method in the study of humanity, including quantitative and qualitative measures. Social scientists make it their business to examine behaviorsometimes the behavior of an individual, other times the behavior of a system, society, or culture. Social scientists believe that careful observation other times the behavior of a system, society, or culture....
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2009 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Cornett during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.
- Spring '08