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Sociology Week 2 Taylor

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Sociology Week 2 Taylor SOC 101

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Homework #2. Good study material. She likes pop quizzes.
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Date Created: 10/07/16
Sociology 101 – How Sociologists Do Research Please choose the best answer. 1) ___________ describes a systematic, organized series of objective steps used for  the purposes of research. a) A hypothesis b) Science c) Reliability d) The scientific method 2) A relationship between or among variables is predicted: a) By a hypothesis b) By use of operational definitions c) When the researcher selects the topic to be studied d) To determine whether the problem has been answered already 3) Reliability refers to: a) The extent to which operational definitions measure what they are  intended to measure. b) The extent to which data produce consistent results from one study to the  next. c) The integrity of the researcher d) The ways in which the variables in a hypothesis are measured 4) The concept that refers to the accuracy of research questions measuring what they are intended to measure is _______.       a. validity b. reliability c. variance d. function Match These Concepts With Their Definitions __b__ 5. independent variable     a. observation of people who don’t know they are  being  studied __f__6. secondary analysis    b. a factor that causes a change in another variable __e__7. dependent variable c. an explanation that makes an abstract concept as  objective/measureable as possible for the purposes of  research. __g__8. population        d. written sources __c__9. operational definition    e. a factor that is changed by an independent  variable     f. the analysis of data already collected by other           researchers.         g. the target group to be studied Please do not write more than one paragraph in response to the questions below. 10. a.In your own words explain why sociologists bother to conduct research? Why don’t  they just rely on common sense?        b. If you wanted to find out how many of your fellow classmates (in all of your  classes) like dogs and you had 24 hours to collect the date – which research method  design would you use? 


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