Chapter 1 Spring 2011

Chapter 1 Spring 2011 - Introduction to Social Statistics...

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Introduction to Social Statistics Sociology 301 Dr. Lauren C. Heberle Lauren.heberle@louisville.edu 852-4749
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Teaching Assistant Teaching Assistant: Janidean Bruner Office 113 Lutz Office phone: (502) 852-8043 J0BRUN02@louisville.edu Office hours: Tues & Thurs 9:30-10:30 or by appointment
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Syllabus Blackboard Expectations Pop Quizzes http://www.pineforge.com/ssds6e On Line Quizzes TBD SPSS Exercises Exams Grading Communication Office Hours Basic Course Information
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In Class Ask QUESTIONS!! Bring Calculator and Book everyday Bring Paper and Pencil everyday to do exercises if needed Turn off noise makers If you are bored, ask a question Do not surf the web, do not text etc.
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Basic Math Review Take Home Quiz Addition Subtraction Negatives Multiplication Division Proportions Percentages Squares Square roots Sum of Squares Square of Sums Order of Operations Greek Letters
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Chapter 1 What do Social Scientists do? Methods for Collecting Information: Experiments Surveys Content Analysis Participant Observation Secondary Data Analysis
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Empirical Research Theory Hypotheses Variables Unit of Analysis Dependent and Independent Variables
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Asking the research question Formulating the Hypothesis THEORY Evaluating the Hypothesis Analyzing Data Collecting Data
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(X) Independent Variable: Change in Independent causes the change in the
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This note was uploaded on 07/13/2011 for the course SOC 301 taught by Professor Heberle during the Spring '11 term at University of Louisville.

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