Document Analysis

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3/30/2011 1 Document Analysis 3/21/2011 Announcements Chapter 9 HW due Wed. Theory, etc. due next Wed. Error in Hypothesis Testing Draw a 2 x 2 table showing Type I and Type II error. Then explain Type I and Type II error in your own words own words. Content Analysis A Definition: A procedure where verbal and written non quantitative records are transformed into quantitative data. Content analysis allows you to do statistical analysis on otherwise non numeric information. Content Analysis Steps Acquire documents Develop coding scheme Plan for recording data systematically Test coding and adjust scheme if necessary completeness and reliability Code documents Analyze data How do we do Content Analysis? 1. We select the appropriate materials to analyze. Research example Local newspaper coverage of House members.
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course POLI 301 taught by Professor Mcatee during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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