Week 10 - Focus Groups

Focus group advantages fast easy to do and

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Social Research (ICPSR) = The world’s largest archive computer- readable social science data. I CPSR data holdings contain some 6300 studies and 500 000 files that cover a wide range of social science research. Many other sources, but keep in mind that you may have to pay for access. Secondary Data Analysis Limitations of Secondary Data Sources May lack data for your research question (i.e., missing variables that you would need) Validity Units of analysis Time and place of data collection Sampling method Reliability Official measures/definitions may change over time (keep comparisons in mind) International measures may differ Topic knowledge (People creating the questions should be competent in that area) Strengths and Weaknesses Reviewed Focus Groups Focus Groups Focus Group =...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 02/03/2014 for the course SOC 293 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Buffalo.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online