Study Guide Exam 1 Spring 2012

Study Guide Exam 1 Spring 2012 - Sources and Purposes of...

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Study Guide- Exam 1 CRJU 202 Spring 2012 Reasoning Everyday Errors in Reasoning (e.g., Overgeneralization, Selective or Inaccurate Observations, Illogical reasoning, resistance to change) Scientific Method Traditional Model of Science Purposes of Research, or reasons for doing research (policy, academic, personal) Types of Research (Exploration, Descriptive, Explanatory, Evaluation) Strengths and Limitations Research Methods (Experimental, Survey, Participant-Observation, Secondary Data, Content Analysis Approaches to research-Qualitative or Quantitative or Multi-methods Literature Reviews (Goals) Positivism vs. Postpositivism Inductive and Deductive Reasoning Goals of Research-Validity
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Unformatted text preview: Sources and Purposes of research questions (theory, prior research, personal, evaluation) Criteria for Good research questions (feasibility, social importance, scientific relevance) Objectivity Measurement Validity Hypotheses Theory Observations Operationalization Constants Concepts or Conceptualization Variables (attributes; Independent and Dependent variables; intervening variables) Casual relationships (directionpositive, negative, inverse) Belmont Report purposes and principles Confidentiality Anonymity Harm to subjects Institutional Review Boards (IRB) Positivism and Post-Positivism...
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2012 for the course CRJU 202 taught by Professor Deutsch during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.

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