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Communication200 Social Science

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Communication200 Social Science

  1. 1. Me waiting for my phone to stop ringing so I can use it again. COMM 200 Social Science
  2. 2. NOT FOR COMM 200 ONESEARCH cc: scragz - https://www.flickr.com/photos/27261720@N00
  3. 3. Photo by KCIvey - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/17218700@N00 Created with Haiku Deck
  4. 4. The elements of the record that you need to create a reference list Citation
  5. 5. Helps to determine if you are looking a social science or rhetoric journal article Abstract
  6. 6. Research Database The ONLY way you should find your articles for this comm research assignment
  7. 7. Look for this button to find out if the item is full text Get it @ CSULB
  8. 8. If the article is not full text, we will get it for you- just click on the link that says
  9. 9. Photo by Mr.Tea - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License https://www.flickr.com/photos/12575062@N00 Created with Haiku Deck
  10. 10. SOCIAL SCIENCE EMPIRICAL THEORY BASED STUDIES ARE CONDUCTED DATA IS GATHERED
  11. 11. Organizational Interpersonal Family Communication Gender Differences Social media Intercultural Romantic Relationships Computer mediated Media studies Athletes Types of Social Science Research
  12. 12. Photo by Reeding Lessons - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/16861217@N07 Created with Haiku Deck
  13. 13. Social Science Articles 1 2 3 4 5 10-15 pages long Published in an academic journal Contains words like: Data, Participants, this study, methodology, further research 20-40 references Written by academics with university affiliations
  14. 14. Photo by Rubén Díaz Alonso - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/10356757@N00 Created with Haiku Deck
  15. 15. NOT Social Science 1. You are looking at animal behavior 2. You do not have any communication variables 3. It is not examining one of the main areas listed in the previous slide
  16. 16. PICKING A TOPIC Me waiting for my phone to stop ringing so I can text you and ask what you want
  17. 17. Interpersonal communication Me waiting for my phone to stop ringing so I can text you and ask what you want PICKING A TOPIC Avoidance Modality Preference Choice Disclosure Cellphone Face to face Messaging Electronic mediated communication
  18. 18. YOUR TURN SELECT A SOCIAL SCIENCE TOPIC
  19. 19. first impressions of people with tattoos Facebook and friendship formation credibility of male versus female television newscasters. Jealousy and romantic relationships Sample Topics
  20. 20. Refining your topic 1. Baby steps: don’t be too complex! 2. Don’t be too generic! Narrow by relationship, population, gender, type of communication or media 3. If your topic has a lot published about it think of an unexplored angle.
  21. 21. YOUR TURN THINK OF KEYWORDS, SYNONYMS, RELATED RESEARCH
  22. 22. Use this to connect different variables. For example: black and white and
  23. 23. Place your terms in the same search box for Psycinfo and CMMC romantic or interpersonal
  24. 24. Use this to look for root endings. For example: athlet* looks for athlete, athletes, athletic
  25. 25. “ ” Use this to search for phrases. For example: “social dating”
  26. 26. YOUR TURN MODIFY YOUR SEARCH
  27. 27. Text* and jealousy and dating Friends and benefits and gender Athlete* and “verbal immediacy”
  28. 28. Photo by Marc Wathieu - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License https://www.flickr.com/photos/88133570@N00 Created with Haiku Deck
  29. 29. Photo by John Carleton - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/60717073@N00 Created with Haiku Deck
  30. 30. Photo by ion-bogdan dumitrescu - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License https://www.flickr.com/photos/58055760@N00 Created with Haiku Deck
  31. 31. Common Citation Errors. 1. Part of the citation is in ALL CAPS 2. Every Word Of The Article Title Is Capitalized (APA only) 3. The journal title is not italicized 4. The ending page number for your article is missing 5. There is no hanging indent Before
  32. 32. Fixing the Errors. 1. Change any words that are all caps 2. Make the appropriate words lower case (APA) 3. Italicize the Journal Title 4. Look at the PDF of your document and find the ending page number 5. Create a hanging indent After
  33. 33. Ctrl + T * Creates paragraphs with hanging indents in Microsoft Word. Command for Mac *

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