G. Merrigan, C.L. Houston & R. Johnston (2012).
Communication Research Methods, Canadian Edition.
Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press.
FOR SEMINAR Week of TUES Nov 13 to MON Nov 19
Try It! Activity, p.221
2. This is an exercise for collecting data through observation. However, it is designed
to be completed by a group with two or more other members. Depending on the size of your
tutorial group, it may also be adapted as a tutorial exercise.
With two or more of your classmates, select a setting for observation. Then, working
independently of one another, make observations and take field notes for fifteen minutes.
If there is anyone present in the setting, ensure that your presence is welcome and is
also ethical. After twenty minutes, leave the setting and then draft an int