05 Macro Micro -Scientific Research Method

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Unformatted text preview: # 05 Macro Micro -Scientific Research Method # 05 Macro Micro -Scientific Research Method 6 Research Methods 1. Surveys 2. Participant Observation 3. Qualitative Interviews 4. Secondary Analysis 5. Documents 6. Unobtrusive Measures 1. Surveys Samples, Population, Random Samples, Strategies for Asking Questions Questionnaires & interviews: Self-administered Structured interviews Closed-ended questions Establishing rapport 2. Participant Observation (Fieldwork) Participating in the research setting - Observation & recording The problem of “generalizability” vs. rich specific description 3. Qualitative Interviews ‘Structured conversation’ Interview schedule Feminist perspectives Highly descriptive analysis, but not always viewed as objective by more conventional researchers 4. Secondary Analysis Analyze data already collected by others Data Liberation Initiative Excellent source of information, but one can not be sure of how systematically the original data were gathered 5. Documents # 05 Macro Micro -Scientific Research Method # 05 Macro Micro -Scientific Research Method...
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2011 for the course SOC 600 taught by Professor B during the Fall '10 term at Seneca.

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