Research Fundamentals

Author(s)
Charles Combs, Sinclair Community College
Learning Goals

Skill_x000D_
Introduce students to demographic and statistical language and terms._x000D_
Provide “comfort level” for students to undertake module development._x000D_
Encourage critical thinking and extrapolation skills._x000D_
Substance_x000D_
Promote the importance and marketability of higher level Sociology courses.

Context for Use

This activity is used in a Sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity helps students learn about research/data manipulation vocabulary and teaches students about research fundamentals.

Description and Teaching Materials

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Assessment

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This module will introduce students to demographic and statistical language and terms and encourage critical thinking and extrapolation skills.
Teaching Notes and Tips

This activity includes a glossary of terms, but there is no answer key. The best time to use this activity is before students begin research methods, or near the beginning of the course.

Revision History

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References and Resources

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