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-NonCommercial 4.0
Language:
English
Media Formats:
Downloadable docs, eBook, Text/HTML, Video

Education Standards (1)

Apply the steps of the social science research process

Module 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

Section 1: Supplemental Material (Videos and Reading)