HSCI 307 Lecture #1-to go with lecture slides January 11, 2011
-Focus on what’s on the slides for the final exam
-Final is mostly multiple choice with some short answer (which can be answered in bullet
-For the paper, student names must be in the header of the paper
-Research: builds on the work of others; may want to repeat a study and add a new insight
-Research objectives: select research question, then proceed with the other stages of
research, repeat (results from study can take you to conduct a new study).
-5 key stages: applies to both qualitative and quantitative research paradigms
-research of interest frequently comes from personal life, interests, media, social issues, etc.
-prioritize why a problem is important; describe the nature of the problem, e.g. “ these are
the consequences…this many people are affected each year.” Think of the benefit this study