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Operationalization, Conceptualization, and Measurement

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Sociology
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SOC200H1
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Eric Fong

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October 19 – conceptualization, operationalization, and measurement
Test 1
Chapter 1 to Chapter 5 (pages 35-43 in Chap 2 are not included in the test; look at new book**)
3 parts
Multiple Choice
True and Falseif false, give cor rect statement
Short Answer (general themes/discussions)
Terms and Concepts
-To generate a common agreement of terms/concepts
-The process: conceptualization
-End product: concepts
-Why do we need common definition of a concept?
oDiscussion is possible
oKnowledge can be accumulated
Characteristics of conceptualization
- Indicator
oSign of the presence or absence of the concept
oi.e. when we think about how many people passed a test, we look at how many people
scored above 50
-Dimensions
oGrouping
oConcepts are refined into different distinguishable concepts
oi.e. when thinking of minority groups, we usually think about ethnicity as a way to define;
others might disagree and think about religiosity
-specification
ooperational definition
to specify how a concept is to be measured
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October 19 – conceptualization, operationalization, and measurement Test 1 Chapter 1 to Chapter 5 (pages 35-43 in Chap 2 are not included in the test; look at new book**) 3 parts Multiple Choice True and False – if false, give correct statement Short Answer (general themes/discussions) Terms and Concepts - To generate a common agreement of terms/concepts - The process: conceptualization - End product: concepts - Why do we need common definition of a concept? o Discussion is possible o Knowledge can be accumulated Characteristics of conceptualization - Indicator o Sign of the presence or absence of the concept o i.e. when we think about how many people passed a test, we look at how many people scored above 50 - Dimensions o Grouping o Concepts are refined into different distinguishable concepts o i.e. when thinking of minority groups, we usually think about ethnicity as a way to define; others might disagree and think about religiosity - specification o operational definition to specify how a concept is to be measured www.notesolution.com Operationalization - Range of variation – (i.e. when studying property value in Toronto, using proper ranges is critical 400k+ top is not the best option) - Dimension – depends on how
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