Unformatted text preview: ▪ Attributes & variables ▪ Research questions vs. hypotheses Logic of sampling ( Babbie, Ch. 7; Wilkins, Ch. 4 & corresponding lectures ) ▪ Population, census & sample ▪ Sampling error & representativeness ▪ Relationship between sampling & generalizability ▪ Types of probability & non-probability sampling & times when they are appropriate ▪ Vulnerable populations for sampling (Wilkins) ▪ Sample limitations (Wilkins) ▪ Marriage in America case study (Luscombe article) Implementing research ( Wilkins, Ch 6 ) ▪ How data are gathered ▪ How researchers gain access ▪ How observations are documented ▪ Why research implementation matters...
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course COMMUNICAT Comm 300 taught by Professor Katz during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.
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