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Sociology 270


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Qualitative and Quantitative Research.

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Sociology 270

  1. 1. Sociology 270 Tiffini Travis
  2. 2. Contains the databases: SocIndex, Sociological Abstracts, Psycinfo and ERIC ONESEARCH
  3. 3. Data Sets Surveys Tests and Measures Quantifying events/occurences Quantitative Contains DATA
  4. 4. Does not contain DATA Qualitative Ethnography Case Studies Observation Interviews Focus groups
  5. 5. Use both Quantitative and Qualitative methodologies in the same study Mixed Method
  6. 6. Datasets are already collected by someone other than you Secondary Data Archival Data
  7. 7. Photo by Kaysse - Creative Commons Attribution License Created with Haiku Deck
  8. 8. Pick your topicCollege Persistence and Immigration Status
  9. 9. What are the main issues? Think of terms and variables that characterize your thesis topic. Think about what discipline in addition to sociology would research your topic. Think of what type of research is required.
  10. 10. Use this to connect different variables. For example: well being and undocumented students and
  11. 11. Place your terms in the same search box or Undocumented or immigrant status
  12. 12. Use this to look for root endings. For example: immigr* looks for immigrant, immigrants, immigration
  13. 13. cUse this to search for phrases. For example: “undocumented undergraduates”
  14. 14. immigr* and “graduation rates” persistence and immigr* and “college students” Mental health and immigration status
  16. 16. Photo by ion-bogdan dumitrescu - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License Created with Haiku Deck
  17. 17. Citing with EBSCOHOST Click here to get the APA Citation formatted
  18. 18. ASA Formatting
  19. 19. 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
  20. 20. 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
  21. 21. Ctrl + T * Creates paragraphs with hanging indents in Microsoft Word. Command for Mac *
  22. 22. Photo by John Carleton - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License Created with Haiku Deck
  23. 23. Click on Get It @ CSULB
  24. 24. Links to the OneSearch Page SIGN IN!!!!
  25. 25. Takes 48-72 HOURS We deliver it to you via link in your email BeachReach
  26. 26. Photo by Jpek - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License Created with Haiku Deck
  27. 27. Photo by Hammonton Photography - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License Created with Haiku Deck