Study Guide Questions for Chapter 2

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Study Guide Questions for Chapter 2 1.  What are the steps in the deductive and inductive research process models?  How do  they differ? What type of methods are most closely associated with each and why? (pp.  17-19) 2. How do you begin formulating research ideas?(pg. 20) 3. What is a preliminary question? Why are preliminary questions important?(pg. 20) 4. What are the criteria for evaluating a preliminary question? (pg. 21) 5. As a communication researcher, what sort of publications should you use in your library  research?(pp21-23) 6. Be able to explain and know how to conduct a basic library search. (pg. 23-24) 7. What are the questions you should use determine if your initial search was successful?  (pp, 24-25)
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Unformatted text preview: 8. How does the detailed library search differ from the basic library search? (pg. 25) 9. How do you use library research to adjust your preliminary question? How do you know when to stop adjusting your preliminary question? (pg. 27) 10. What does it mean to look at the body of literature you have collected (pg. 28)? (Also, discuss this in terms of tracking down others’ references, pg. 29). 11. Explain what is contained in the abstract, the problem statement, and discussion sections? 12. What are ways of organizing the literature review? (pg. 30) 13. How is theory used in the research process (pg. 33)? 14. What are the steps in theory development (pp. 31-32)?...
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