Discussion

  1. Have you ever read something that you suspected was fake news? How can you use what you’ve learned about the research process when you evaluate information outside of this course?
  2. In this week’s Strayer Story, Tamara Mose showed us how she used observational (field) research and intensive interviewing to gather data about a Caribbean nanny community. Which one of the five major sociological research methods (existing data, content analysis, survey, experiments, or observation (field) research) interests you the most? Explain why you’re interested in that research method and describe how you might use it to research a different topic.
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