U03 Methods - ResearchMethods ResearchMethods...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–8. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Research Methods Research Methods Professor Shane Thye Sociology 320 Spring 2006
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
2 Overview Overview From Theory to Method Requirements of Causation Logic of Correlational Designs Logic of Experimental Designs Experimenter Effects
Background image of page 2
3 From Theory to Method  From Theory to Method  THEORETICAL WORLD: Assumption:                       High Status                           Norm Violation Scope:     The theory applies to strangers working on a collective task CONNECTIONS: Initial Conditions:       (1) Professor is an instance of high status        (2) Interruption is an instance of norm violation EMPIRICAL WORLD: Hypothesis:      Professors should interrupt students more often than                      the converse                     Observe classroom interactions            Create interaction among professors & students
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
4 Did You Know…  Did You Know…  There is a strong positive correlation between the number  of churches in a town and the number of bars!!         Bars Churches Number of Churches Number of Bars Plausible Explanations:
Background image of page 4
5 Did You Know…  Did You Know…  There is a strong positive correlation between mothers who drink  bottled water and having a healthy baby 9 months later!! Bottled Water Healthy Babies     Bottled Water Babies Health Plausible Explanations:
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
6 Did You Know…  Did You Know…  There is a strong positive correlation between how fast a  person speaks and their ability to persuade others!!   Persuasion   Speech  Rate        Rate of Speech Persuasion Plausible Explanations:
Background image of page 6
7 Did You Know…  Did You Know…  There is a strong positive correlation between ice  cream sales and the number of drowning!! Drownings
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 8
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 06/15/2011 for the course SOCY 320 taught by Professor Thye during the Fall '08 term at South Carolina.

Page1 / 26

U03 Methods - ResearchMethods ResearchMethods...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 8. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online