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Week 4 9-21 through 9-25 SOCI 101S - 02
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Date Created: 09/27/15
Sociology 101 week 4 Monday 921 Study methods 1 ParticipantObservation a Participate and observe at the same time b Need to watch out for Front stage behavior people act differently generally What is considered best behavior While someone is watching them 0 If you participate at all you affect and in uence the group 2 Complete participant a If you participate at all you affect and in uence the group b Watch out for front stage behavior 0 It is possible that you will not get the truth i EX Dogon people live near Timbuktu a famous research lived with them for fifteen years before he earned their trust and was finally told the truth 3 Complete observer a People do not know that you are observing them b You miss out on subjective data why things are being saiddone jokes ect Variables Sex can be a variable 0 Male 0 Female 0 Intersex 21 possibilities Hypothesis An educated guess about a relationship between 2 or more variables Sociology week 4 Wednesday 923 Movie Mecca The Hajj is the annual religious journey to Mecca for Islamic members hopefully at least once in a lifetime Hajj rituals are intense they require studying They throw stones to banish Satan as Abraham did Feast of the Sacrifice Abraham ended up sacrificing a lamb instead of his son During Hajj a lamb is sacrificed for each person in attendance The meat is then sent to homeless shelters and other places that help those in need Leaving is sad most people Will never be able to return You Will leave a different person than before Extra credit opportunity On Moodle 12 pages typed cite sources Sociology 101 week 4 Friday 925 There will be a review session on Thursday October lSt at 530 7 Hypothesis statement or guess about two or more variables must be testable Experimental groups each group has a different type of the variable being changed 0 Control group group Without the stimulus or independent variable Treatment variable another term for the independent variable Good study must control for keep the same extraneous variable keep out any other possible variables or things that could affect the study Replicability ability to replicate the study exactly Operationalize the variables define exactly and determine how to measure Example the variable is plant growth how are you measuring it Height Width number of leaves Pygmalion effect expectations affect outcome Need to know which variable in a study is causal and which is being effected 0 Ex how does music affect plant growth 0 Plant growth is being effected thus music is the causal variable
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