Social Research

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Social Research
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2010-02-23 14:06:20
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  1. Theory
    Operationalization (Goes from theory to a more concrete)
    Observation
    Traditional Model of Science
  2. An elaborate explanation of the relationship between two or more variables.
    (A set of statements)
    Theory
  3. A tentative statement that proposes that variation in one variable causes/influences variation in the other variable.
    Hypothesis
  4. Specify the exact operations involved in measuring variables.
    Operationalization
  5. Collect data to test the hypothesis.
    Observation
  6. What are the research strategies?
    Deductive and Inductive
  7. 1. Theory
    2. Deduce (assume) hypotheses to test theory
    3. Collect data
    4. Analyze data
    5. Evaluate hypotheses
    Deductive
  8. 1. Collect data
    2. Analyze data
    3. Induce (Make) a theory to account (Explain) for data
    Inductive
  9. Phenomenon you try to explain; object of research.
    Dependent variable
  10. A proposed explanation; usually occurs earlier in time;
    Independent variable
  11. The three main elements of the traditional model of science are:
  12. theory, operationalization, observation.
  13. The greater the level of education, the greater the tolerance for alternative lifestyles.
    Is an example of?
    Hypothesis

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