How has the internet affected the quality of longitudinal research? (lecture) 5 . **Construct a comprehensive tracking plan for a panel study of 7000 former high school students. Describe how this plan would differ from a plan for a study of retirees. (student thought) 1. What are the advantages and disadvantages of qualitative research?(lecture)
2. What is field research? (p.223) What kind of questions does it answer? How does qualitative research "fit"in the scientific inquiry process? What are possible research topics that might be informed by qualitative research methods? (book and lecture) ● questions it answers: answers the “HOW” of how social processes happen ● how does qualitative research fit in?: (neither is better-they’re different); quantitative gives you 0ther outcome and qualitative gives you the process. Qualitative: deepens understanding ● possible research topics that might be informed?: topics having to do with emotions, relationships, meaning, 3. **What four roles can the researcher take in observational research? (p.224-228) What are the implications of each type of role? ON THE TEST!!!!! How can some of the negative outcomes be avoided? (book and lecture)
You've reached the end of your free preview.
Want to read all 14 pages?
- Fall '08
- Qualitative Research, Causality, Evaluation methods, Evaluation Research