AbstractThis assignment allows students to use the abstract concept "love" to practice the process of social research. Over the course of a three-week period students will (1) conceptualize this abstract concept, (2) operationalize their variable, (3) create a survey, (4) distribute the survey to fellow classmates, (5) analyze data using a simple table of means,...
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- Research Methods
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- Class Level(s):
- College 200
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Usage NotesThis assignment requires three weeks to complete. Over the course of the three-week period students will conceptualize an abstract concept, operationalize their variable, create a survey, distribute the survey to fellow classmates, analyze data using a simple table of means, and construct a write-up describing their process. The extent of the data...
Learning Goals and Assessments
- SLO 1: Understand and execute the process of conceptualizationSLO 2: Understand and execute the process of operationalization
- SLO 3: Collect and analyze data based on a convenience sample
- SLO 4: Disseminate findings through a three-page write-up
- Point value is based on four score levels of assessment, (1) Advanced, (2) Proficient, (3) Developing, and (4) Beginning. See Rubric