SS 3150 Research Methods 2 Assignments

SS 3150 Research Methods 2 Assignments

 

Scientific Inquiry
Complete your scientific inquiry research using three credible sources. Start by summarizing the similarities and differences between social inquiry and the everyday assumptions that people make. In addition, analyze the way claims are made, based on these two different approaches. Provide at least one example for each.

Submission Requirements:

 

  • Submit your responses in a Microsoft Word document of the following specifications:
    • Font: Arial; 12-Point
    • Line Spacing: Double
    • Length: 3–4 pages
  • Include an APA title page. Refer to the sample APA title page given in the handout titled “APA Title Page Format” at the end of the study guide.
  • Cite all the sources in APA format in-text and on the References List page.

 

Undesirable Life Events
Read the article titled “Husband and Wife Differences in Response to Undesirable Life Events,” by Rand D. Conger, Frederick O. Lorenz, Glen H. Elder, Jr., Ronald L. Simons, and XiaojiaGe on the ITT Tech Virtual Library using Basic Search. Read the article and answer the following questions:

  • In your own words, state the general hypothesis tested in the study. In the hypothesis, underline the dependent variable and circle the independent variable (or its categories).
  • Is this study an example of qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methods research? Explain your answer.
  • Summarize the findings of the study in your own words.
  • How well do you think the results from this sample generalize to all married couples? Why?

 

Submission Requirements:

  • Submit your responses in a Microsoft Word document of the following specifications:
    • Font: Arial; 12-Point
    • Line Spacing: Double
    • Length: 3–5 pages
  • Include an APA title page. Refer to the sample APA title page given in the handout titled “APA Title Page Format” at the end of the study guide.
  • Cite the sources in APA format in-text and on the References List page.

 

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