Week 1 Assignment 1
a. What variables were included in the study? For each variable,
indicate its level of measurement and whether it is discrete or
continuous. Discuss whether and how you might improve on how
some of these variables were m
Identify the basic research questions in each article as stated by
Find an example of a descriptive and an inferential statistic in each
In the article 'Immigrant Job Quality and Mobility in the United
States', select one ta
Not in labor force
Puerto Rican (%)
Table 2.4 displays employment status characteristics for t
Week 3 Assignment 2.0
Age, Ethnicity, and Socioeconomic Patterns in Early Computer Use
Identify a dependent variable and an independent variable in the
A dependent variable included in the article is the development of early
reading skills. An
1. Considering the information provided in Table 1, do a higher
percentage of whites or blacks have 5 or more children?
Answer: A hi
1. Fill in the empty cells in the following table
187 .51 51
Completed College 119 .32 32
62 .17 17
2. Fill in the empty cells in the following table
Week 1 : Assignment 1
The American Journal of Sociology; The American
Sociological Review; the Sociological Quarterly.
What variables were included in the study? For each variable, indicate its
level of measurement and whether it is discrete or continu
Week 1 Assignment 2.0
Going Down? : Race and Downward Occupational Mobility for WhiteCollar Workers in the 1990s.
Identify the basic research question as stated by the author/authors?
The basic research question stated by the authors is:
Does the race
1. Calculate the median of
the following distribution.
2. Calculate the mean for the following distribution.
Crime Rate p
Heather M Dillow
WEEK 4 ASSIGNMENT 2.0
Love is a Battlefield
Examine the measures of central tendency and variability on
page 131 of the article. Create a normal distribution curve for each. Is
the data for males skewed or normal? Is the data for femal