Running head: ARTICLE SUMMARIES
Article Summary of:
U.S. Students Study Abroad in the Middle East/ North Africa: Factors Influencing Growing
Numbers by C.K. Lane-Toomey and S.R. Lane
Intercultural Learning Assessment: The Link between Program Durati
Research Methods - Study Guide
Note- this guide was posted at beginning of semester. Any material we cover in class can be on the exam!
1. WHY is it important for you to be educated in research methods? *
a. Because we hear reports all the time, an
Runninghead: ETHNOGRAPHIC INTERVIEW
Ethnographic Interview Transcript
A. So this is just an interview about your study abroad experience last semester in Jerusalem. I'm just
gonna ask you a few questions and its gonna be rea
Finally, global perspective is the final factor that completes a holistic global education. Global
perspective is crucial as it incorporates several different aspects of ones view regarding global contexts,
cultures and situations. Alth
1. What does an experiment do that no other method can claim to do? (how is it unique?)
a. Causality- IV and DV are correlated, IV precedes DV, and third variables are eliminated
b. Can tell you if something is helpful or not- test it!
The bigger Liberal Arts questions:
1. What does science reveal about the world and God?
a. Science is systematic discovery of following the rules, while research asks good questions and
answers them appropriately, potentially solving value issues.
1. What is a representative sample? Why do we want one?
a. A representative sample represents the population it is drawn from (regarding the characteristics
interesting to the study). Need numbers and variety that is ratio from the whole.
b. We w
1. What are the main strengths and weakness of surveys?
a. Strengths- private information (anonymous), large amounts of samples, low cost,
low energy, less intensive, easy to process info
b. Weaknesses- inaccurate self- reporting, doesnt get detai
Running head: TASTING SCIENCE: THE MAN WHO TASTED SHAPES PAPER
Tasting Science: The Man Who Tasted Shapes Paper
MS # 1875
TASTING SCIENCE: THE MAN WHO TASTED SHAPES PAPER
In Richard E. Cytowics The Man Who Tasted Shapes,
1. What are the choices (tensions of fieldwork) ethnographers make? (lecture)
a. Insider vs. outsidera.i. Participant (complete or participant- observer)
a.ii. Outsider- psychologically NOT participating in this group
b. Subjectivity vs. objec