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Have to cut back because that’s too many questions, most just ask about level of education (degrees earned)If you could add more, it would be GPA & majoroHave to defend your operational definitionoEx: Durkheim “Suicide”oGolden question for scientists: Why?oHypothesis – a tentative statement about empirical reality involving a relationship between two or more concepts2. What are the major steps of the research process? (lecture)***The research cycle (summarized)1.Identify topic or issue2.Develop a question3.Theory4.Hypothesis5.Observations (sampling, data collection)6.Analysis7.Interpret data & induction (leading back to theory)8.Inform others & restart process3. What is deductive research? (p.25-28) Inductive research? (p.28-30) What role does inductive reasoning play in deductive research? (p.29) How are deductive and inductive research linked to theory? (p.25) (book and lecture)***Inductive approach: