SOC 333 Week 1 Discussion 1, Selecting Research Methods
Discuss the importance of inductive approach in qualitative research. How does this approach differ from the deductive approach in quantitative research?
SOC 333 Week 1 Discussion 2, Reviewing Literature
What topics are you most interested in studying ? In one sentence state the essence of this study, then write your research title. Basically choose a research topic that interests you – is it a social problem that affects a particular group in society ? Break down the elements: Who do you want to research ? What is the issue ? Is there a particular place or other differentiator which is useful to describe your study?
Considering the research topic you selected, list five key terms related to your topic and use these terms to perform a database search for journl articles on the topics. What were the outcomes of your database search? Did you modify your search terms to achieve a successful search ? Which database were most useful to you and why?