CMN 102 HW

CMN 102 HW - 1. What was the primary research question in...

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1. What was the primary research question in the study? “RQ1. With what frequency are the various body weights portrayed among children characters on children’s situation television programs?” 2. How did the researchers define coding unit (unit of analysis)? Major and minor children’s characters ages 9–18 (preadolescents and adolescents) from all nonanimated sitcoms (n = 19) broadcast on the cable networks Nickelodeon, the Disney Channel, and Discovery Kids. 3. Were there categories for coding units? If so, were they mutually exclusive, exhaustive, equivalent? Yes, Example: “A major character was defined as a character listed on the show’s Website as a main character and that had a reoccurring role in most of the episodes throughout the season. A minor character was not listed on the show’s Websites, but was a recurring character on the television series or was seen multiple times during a specific episode”. Etc. The categories for coding units were mutually exclusive and exhaustive. I do not think
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course CMN 102 taught by Professor Bell during the Spring '11 term at UC Davis.

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CMN 102 HW - 1. What was the primary research question in...

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