Facts, verifiable, objective
Values Preference, subjective,
Research is used to test theory
Theories are derived from research.
Experiment and experience research of the world
Theory A systemati
Deductive Model: Research is used to test theory Hypothesis variables.
Inductive Model: Theories are derived from research.
Quantitative Approach: Involves analysis of numbers example: surveys, set responses.
Qualitative Approach: Face to interview or ope
Hypothesis: A tentative statement of the relationship between variables.
Variable: Characteristics of an object, person, or unit.
Conceptual Definition: How you define your variables.
Operational Definition: How will you measure your variables?
Theory: Systematic set of interrelated statements used to explain some aspects of social life
Positive Relationship: Moves in the same direction.
Negative Relationship: Moves in different direction.
Curvilinear relationship: Direction of relationship chan
Epistemology: The science of knowing.
Methodology: The science of finding out, procedures for scientific investigation.
Agreement Reality: Those things we know as part and parcel of the culture we share with those
Over generalization: Applying