5 hypotheses research questions this step involves

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5. Hypotheses/ research questions. This step involves formulating the research questions or hypotheses. This step involves formulation of
hypothesis that the research seeks to refute or uphold. It also formulates the specific research questions that will aid in the whole research process. 6. Research design. This is a step in the sociological research process that shows and spells out the procedure for the collection of data with the guided assistance of the formulated hypotheses and research questions. This step requires that the researcher clearly tells if he/she will conduct an experiment or conduct a survey. 7. Data collection. This step involves the actual collection of data in the field after a research design has been identified. The collection techniques will be dictated by the used research design. It can be observation, measuring or interviewing. 8. Hypothesis testing. When the actual and needed data has been collected, it is processed and analyzed. The analyzed and processed data is used to test the formulated hypothesis. The researched questions are also answered in this step. 9. Report writing. This is the last step in the sociological research process. This step includes the information from each of the steps in the research process. The report contains the findings that was concluded from the research process. This report will be used in making recommendations for the solution of the problem that was in focus. Question 12 40 / 40 pts (TCOs 3 and 8) You have been asked by a committee of student success coaches to investigate why the rate at which freshman students post to their course threaded discussions is lower than the rate for other groups of students. Explain how the symbolic-interactionist perspective would analyze and explain the low posting rate. (In other words, consider the contributing factors that the symbolic- interactionist perspective would focus on in trying to explain the reasons for the low rate of students posting to their threads.) Then discuss a solution that an interactionist might use to encourage freshman students to post.

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