2 The Hawthorne Effect A measurement is considered if it actually measures what

2 the hawthorne effect a measurement is considered if

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2 The Hawthorne Effect A measurement is considered if it actually measures what it is intended to measure, according to the topic of the study. 2 valid Alexis wants to research the 1960’s feminist movement. She reads articles from the time period, watches documentaries, reads scholarly journals on the topic, and interviews influential women from the movement. What kind of research method is Alexis using? 2 Secondary data analysis In a study, a group of ten-year-old boys are fed doughnuts every morning for a week and then weighed to see how much weight they gained. Which factor is the dependent variable? 2 The weight gained In order to better understand the sorority pledging process at her university for her sociology thesis, Carmen pledges with a popular sorority. This is an example of _____. 2 Participant observation John wants to study whether a larger number of laptops available to students at his school lead to higher grades. Choose the independent and dependent variable. 2 Independent variable: number of laptops / dependent variable: grades Kendra is researching the effects of vitamin C on test-taking ability. Before the exam, Kendra gives group A orange juice, and group B water. Vitamin C is the ______. 2 Independent variable Kevin conducted a study on whether the length of the line at a local Starbucks affected how well the customers enjoyed their coffee after receiving it. Malcolm conducted the study at his local Starbucks, and found the same results. Kevin’s study had a high level of _____. 2 Reliability Page 3 of 17
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Kyle is collecting newspaper clippings from his grandfather about the American public’s perception of World War II. This is an example of ______. 2 Secondary data Miguel is doing a research paper on New York City’s Stone Wall riots of 1969. He visits the scene of the riots, interviews people who were there, reads the police reports of the event, and watches video footage. Miguel is conducting a(n) ______. 2 Case study Quincia is studying how of the lack of comprehensive sex education is affecting a small, rural town in North Dakota. She spends two months in the town, observing and interviewing the townspeople. Quincia is conducting a(n) ¬¬¬¬_____. 2 Ethnography Reliability is defined by the text as: 2 A measure of a study’s consistency that considers how likely results are to be replicated if a study is reproduced Sociological studies test relationships in which change in one causes change in another. 2 variable The main difference between ethnography and other types of participant observation is: 2 Ethnography isn’t based on hypothesis testing The term interpretive framework can be defined as: 2 A sociological research approach that seeks in-depth understanding of a topic or subject through observation interaction; this approach is not based on hypothesis testing The term value neutrality is defined by the text as: 2 A practice of remaining impartial, without bias or judgment during the course of a study and in publishing results Thomas wants to better understand the trends in
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