Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Module
Level:
Community College / Lower Division, College / Upper Division
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Tags:
  • Research Process
  • Social Science
  • Social Science Research
  • Sociology
  • License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Downloadable docs, eBook, Text/HTML, Video

    Education Standards

    Apply the steps of the social science research process

    Overview

    OER Text Material 

    Stages of the Sociological Research Process

    “Eye on Society: Doing Sociological Research” (Chapter Two) Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World

    • List the major stages of the sociological research process
    • Describe the different types of units of analysis in sociology
    • Explain the differene between an independent variable and a dependent variable

    Research Design in Sociology

    • This section lists the major advantages and disadvantages of surveys, experiments and observational studies 
    • Good general content – section 2.2 and 2.3 - Missing content covering “defining the problem” within the steps of the social science research process

    Supplemental Material (Videos and Reading)