wk9-data_collection

Wk9-data_collection - Assi gnment 4 FI N AL PROPOSAL D i scussi on on study l i mi ta ti on i mpl i ca ti ons for pol i cy/pr a cti ce Assi gnment

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Assignment 2 CONCEPTUALI ZATI ON HYPOTHESES Relationships Between Variables I Vs & DVs Assignment 1 RESEARCH QUESTI ON (target population & a problem/issue) Assignment 4 FI NAL PROPOSAL Discussion on study limitation & implications for policy/practice .. Assignment 3 DESI GN (iv) ANALYSI S PLAN (iii) DATA COLLECTI ON DESI GN: (ii) Operationalization & Measurement Of variables (I Vs, DVs) LI TERATURE REVI EW Provide conceptual map Theory (explanatory) No theory (exploratory) Assignment 3 (i) Sampling
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What methodology was used ??? A famous cancer hospital said that patients who received treatment there had better outcomes (internal validity issues) People who retired at 62 reported poorer health and higher level of depression than people who retired at 65. Can we conclude that older people are less depressed? Hairy men are more intelligent ??
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Types of Social Research
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Data Collection Methods Secondary Research: Document review : Review of written documents such as performance ratings, program logs, tally sheets, other existing indicators, national database, census, UN, CDC, WHO, WB, IB, and many other sources. Primary Research : Activity Logs/Skill Sheets: Written documentation of participant's attendance, achievement or acquisition of skills. Focus groups : Moderated discussions on a particular topic or issue. Observation : Watching people engaged in activities and recording what occurs. Survey Questionnaires : Written responses to clearly defined questions.
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Survey Questionnaire Paper-pencil Telephone interview Face to face interview
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Adaptability
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I deally, how would you like your family to be:
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Survey research methods Which method should be used for FACES I I I study??
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Data collection exercises on a self-report instrument (Humor) Two-person Team: A and B 1) A will be interviewer in a face to face interview with B (observe facial expression) 2) B will be interviewer in a phone interview with A (sitting back to back)
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Multidimensional Sense of Humor Scale (MSH S) (range 16-64) Take the following test to see how you use humor 1 point if you strongly disagree with the statement 2 points if you mildly disagree 3 points if you mildly agree 4 points if you strongly agree 1. I often crack people up with the things I say. 2. Sometimes I think up jokes or funny stories. 3. My friends regard me as something of a wit. 4. People look to me to say amusing things. 5. Uses of humor help me adapt to many situations. 6. Humor helps me cope. 7. Using humor is a great way of adapting.
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Multidimensional Sense of Humor Scale (MSH S) (range 16-64) 8. Uses of wit or humor help me master difficult situations. 9. I can ease a tense situation by saying something funny. 10. Things really do go better with humor.
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2011 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Mui during the Spring '11 term at Columbia College.

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Wk9-data_collection - Assi gnment 4 FI N AL PROPOSAL D i scussi on on study l i mi ta ti on i mpl i ca ti ons for pol i cy/pr a cti ce Assi gnment

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