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The Basics of Social Research Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 10 :

Qualitative Field Research

Quiz 10 :

Qualitative Field Research

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is a study that focuses on giving detailed and accurate description rather than explanation.
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An example(s)of the complete participant role is(are):
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Which of the following is POOR advice for recording observations in the field?
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Which of the following is not part of grounded theory?
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Dr.Fielding is interested in the stratification system in the United States and how it is perpetuated through time.Fielding decides to examine the experiences of minority students who seek college counseling in high school.He interviews minority students in four high schools to learn whether their personal experiences tell him something about stratification in the U.S.After interviewing the minority students Fielding interviews non-minority students,school administrators,guidance counselors,teachers,parents,and social workers at the same four high schools.Fielding is probably using a/an approach.
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Grounded theory begins with .
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Sara wanted to learn about battered women.She entered the world of a battered women's shelter and lived with the women in order to fully learn about the views of these women.She wanted to write a detailed and accurate description about the lives that the women reported.Which of the following approaches best describes Sara's research paradigm?
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Professor Milne was preparing to do qualitative interviewing in a field research project.Milne knew that you were a research methods student and asked for your advice.You told Milne:
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Jennifer is interested in understanding the dynamics within an economically diverse high school.She interviews a wide variety of students,as well as the staff and faculty to understand how race has an effect on their education.Jennifer is using what sort of research paradigm?
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Professor Miller planned to tape six focus groups to examine citizens' attitudes toward park development.As a research methods student,you told Miller that an advantage of the focus group method is(are)that:
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Jenny wants to do research that tells the stories of rape victims.She wants to tell "their stories" the way they "really are." Jenny is using a paradigm.
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To examine the social interactions of online role-playing gamers,a relatively Pickup social phenomena,Kyoko developed a rough outline of what to look for before setting out on observation.This outline was intended to guide,but not specifically structure the observations.What approach did Kyoko use?
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Which of the following is NOT a disadvantage of focus groups?
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In a complete qualitative interviewing process,a researcher will perform all but which of the following?
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An advantage(s)of field research is(are)that:
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Which of the following is the best example of a breaching experiment?
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Michael is spending three months living in a commune doing participant observation in order to fully understand and document the lives of the people who reside there.What is the likely result of Michael's research?
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Which of the following is POOR advice for a qualitative field interviewer?
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In comparison to experiments and surveys,field research has:
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Among the advantages of field research is(are)that it:
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