Research Methods for Social Science
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“IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING FALL 2020 WORK ASSIGNMENTS AND COURSE DELIVERY: When applying for this work assignment, please be aware that the course is being delivered in a remote delivery format. Requirements for Fall 2020 course delivery include: -Course should be designed and delivered within an inclusive and accessible learning environment consistent with the principles of Universal Instructional Design (see: https://opened.uoguelph.ca/student-resources/Universal-Instructional-Design). Please contact Matthew LaGrone at firstname.lastname@example.org should you like to discuss the remote delivery format of this course prior to making an application.” - This course is a general introduction to the contemporary research methods that are employed in the social sciences. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the process of social research and how it relates to theory development and problem investigation. Qualitative and quantitative techniques and applications will be discussed. Other topics will include: ethics and politics of social research, the nature of causation, conceptualization, operationalization, development of hypotheses, and sampling techniques. Research examples will be a key aspect of the lectures and seminars.
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