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Research Methods Quantitative Scientific Method Form Hypothesis – If then format Identify/operationalize variables Define variable “Intelligence” – scores on X test Describe methodology Code and analyze date Qualitative Define things by qualitative research Critical Researcher wants to bring about some sort of change in society All theories and research guided by specific METATHEORETICAL positions Ontology – Study of relative What is the nature of being?
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Unformatted text preview: How real is real? Objective? Virtual? Capital letter ontology- something out there is very real Small letter- one of many possibilities *Tour of Williamsburg – which tour, different houses and locations Epistemology – How do we know what we know? How do we acquire knowledge, how do we come to know truth? Axiology – What is the level/potential of objectivity or bias? Study of objectivity or bias...
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  • Spring '08
  • parker
  • researcher, Identify/operationalize variables Define, Method Form Hypothesis, specific METATHEORETICAL positions, METATHEORETICAL

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