RESEARCH METHODS SSC 325
2) Introduction: What is your social problem? What entry point did you use to select this
problem? What is your conceptual frame? What is your empirical focus? Why is this
social problem important and why
Prof. Jennifer Ortiz
1. What is the topic?
The topic for this Research will focus on the impact criminal justice education has in the
racial profiling in the criminal justice system.
2. Why do you
JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
City University of New York
524 W 59th Street
New York, NY 10019
Research Methods in the Behavioral Sciences
Instructor: Jennifer M Ortiz, MA
Course Meeting Time: T/TH
Education and Justice: A perspective on racial profiling
Professor Jennifer Ortiz
John Jay College
The issue presented in this study is if education plays an important role in the way NYPD law
enforcement conducts their job a
Interview Cover Page/Analysis
Interview #: 923
This interview contains information about the experience of a student at John Jay College. The
student talks about professors, education, grades, school
SSC 325: Paper #1
Discuss the bases that make social scientific research a valid and reliable source of
knowledge. What are the specific goals of social scientific research?
Using Mills concept of sociological imagination, discuss the importance of social
SSC 325: Paper 4
What are some ways in which sociologists may cause participants harm? How do they try to
avoid or minimize the amount of harm they may potentially cause?
Discuss the methods that Humphreys used, and then discuss the ethical issues that hi
SSC 325: Paper #2
Discuss the three elements of a research projects design that we covered. What is the
main difference between the two types of projects? What is a sample and what are the
two main sampling techniques? Under what circumstances would you u
SSC 325: Paper #3
Title of Article/Book: University governance reforms: potential problems of more
Author(s): Christensen, Tom
Journal Title: Higher Education
Journal Volume/Issue and Date: Volume 62/Issue 4 October 201
Higher Education Reform: What Do The Professors Think?
The social problem that I have focused on is higher education reform, and what the
professors think about the reforms. The reason I have focused on the professors
SSC 325: Paper 5
What are the benefits and limitations of interviews? What are the differences between a
structured and an unstructured interview? Discuss the importance of wording in structured
interviews and the potential problems that you must keep in
SSC 325: Paper 6
Your sixth paper requires you to type up the field notes you took in your in-class
ethnography sessions, respond to the notes from your partner from the other group, and
provide notes from a field site for your own project.
First, for the
SSC 325: Paper 7
What are the benefits/strengths and limitations/weaknesses of surveys? Discuss the
different types of survey questions. What are some question sequencing tips on surveys?
Distribute the survey your group created to 10 people. Using percen