HW1_su2010 - Sociology 210 Summer 2010 Assignment 1 (due...

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Sociology 210 Summer 2010 Assignment 1 (due July 9 at beginning of lecture) 1. Identify the level of measurement for each of the following variables: (A) Type of residence classified as dorm, off-campus apartment, condominium, or parent’s home (B) Weight in pounds (C) Opinion of President Obama’s job performance as President (Favorable, Neutral, Unfavorable) (D) Verbal SAT Score (measured on a scale from 200-800) (E) The rating of the overall quality of a textbook on a scale from "Excellent" to "Poor" (F) College Major 2. For each of the following research questions, identify the unit of analysis, the independent variable, and the dependent variable: (A) Are social movement participation rates higher in countries that have a longer history of democratic rule? (B) Are children of fathers who have not attended college less likely to attend college? (C) Do school districts with more highly educated teachers tend to have higher standardized test scores among the students in the district? 3.
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HW1_su2010 - Sociology 210 Summer 2010 Assignment 1 (due...

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