# Class Notes for SOCI 220 at Texas A&M University (TAMU)

TAMUSOCI 220Judith LinnemanFall

## SOCI 220 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Statistic, Statistical Parameter

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24 Oct 2016
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TAMUSOCI 220Judith LinnemanFall

## SOCI 220 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Nomothetic, Inductive Reasoning

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7 Sep 2016
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World of ideas: exists but can"t sense it, consists of explanations, general ideas. Empirical world: physical existence, can be checked and tested, spe
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TAMUSOCI 220Judith LinnemanFall

## SOCI 220 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Statistical Significance, Pearson Product-Moment Correlation Coefficient, Statistical Inference

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12 Dec 2016
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What is the difference: data processing: Formatting electronic data for easy use and interpretation: data analysis: Looking at what was found and figur
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TAMUSOCI 220Judith LinnemanFall

## SOCI 220 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Multiple Choice

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27 Oct 2016
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TAMUSOCI 220Judith LinnemanFall

## SOCI 220 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Hawthorne Effect, Catholic Church, Dependent And Independent Variables

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4 Oct 2016
8
Once lights were turned up productivity seemed to increase. They hypothesized that when lights go up, productivity increases as well. However, once the
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TAMUSOCI 220Judith LinnemanFall

## SOCI 220 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Confounding, Pearson Product-Moment Correlation Coefficient, Purebasic

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24 Oct 2016
3
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TAMUSOCI 220Judith LinnemanFall

## SOCI 220 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Scientific Community, Scientific Method

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7 Sep 2016
4
Ordinary human inquiry: brain notices, then searches for patterns and connections, formulates if/then predictions making life easier. Ex: baby learns t
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TAMUSOCI 220Judith LinnemanFall

## SOCI 220 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Sample Size Determination

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27 Oct 2016
4
Quantitative: relies on numerical measurement of concepts, relies on numerical and statistical methods of data analysis and reporting, theory typically
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