When a social scientist systematically observes people in their natural surroundings.
(Observing people in their natural surroundings)
-Includes participant observation
Systematically examining some form of communication
The subjects are exposed to the independent variable
The subjects are not exposed to the independent variable
Relies on all of the standard methodological techniques to asses the effectiveness of social programs in both the public and private schools.
(Assesses effectiveness of a social programs)
-Uses any of the data collection techniques