08_30+Scientific+Inquiry+-+Ch1

08_30+Scientific+Inquiry+-+Ch1 - Slide 1 Sociology SYA4300...

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Unformatted text preview: Slide 1 Sociology SYA4300 Professor Rob White Tuesday (8/30) Building Blocks of Scientific Inquiry 1 ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 2 Percentage in Intact First Marriage 25-60 Year Olds 2 ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 3 Percentage of Women Age 25-44 Who Have Ever Cohabited 3 ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 4 Scientific Inquiry Scientific knowledge must meet two criteria: 1. Logical support is this reasonable? 2. Empirical support observable evidence. 4 ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 5 Scientific Inquiry Scientific knowledge must meet two criteria: 1. Logical support is this reasonable? 2. Empirical support observable evidence. 5 What is non-scientific knowledge? ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 6 Pitfalls in Scientific Inquiry 1. Inaccurate observation. Solution: Reliability Validity 2. Illogical (jumping to conclusions) 6 ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 7 Pitfalls in Scientific Inquiry 3. Overgeneralization Solution: Large samples Replication 4. Selective observation Solution: Systematic observation 7 ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 8 Pitfalls in Scientific Inquiry Overgeneralization 8 Selective observation Nobody around here is ever satisfied! ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________...
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course SYA 4300 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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08_30+Scientific+Inquiry+-+Ch1 - Slide 1 Sociology SYA4300...

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