# Textbook Notes for William Walters

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## SOAN 2120 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Social Desirability Bias, Jargon, Design Issues

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## SOAN 2120 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Telephone Directory, Systematic Sampling, Sapeh

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Simple random sample: researcher develops an accurate sampling frame, selects elements from the sampling frame according to a mathematically random pro
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## SOAN 2120 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Precoding, Scantron Corporation, Codebook

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## SOAN 2120 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Random Assignment, Dependent And Independent Variables, Regression Analysis

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Valid comparisons depend on comparing things that are fundamentally alike. To be compared two groups must e similar in most respects. Random assignment
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## SOAN 2120 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Nuremberg Code, Milgram Experiment

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Ethics: include the concerns, dilemmas and conflicts that arise over the proper way to conduct research. They help define what is or what is not legita
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## Chapter 8.docx

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## Chapter 3.docx

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## SOAN 2120 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Cherry Picking, Verstehen, Spurious Relationship

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Definition: a type of counterfeit argument presented as if it were a theoretical explanation and backed by empirical evidence. Assumes there is a party
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## SOAN 2120 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Microsoft Powerpoint, Qualitative Research, Graphical User Interface

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## Chapter 2.docx

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Can"t explain why terrorists attacked the wtc in ny, but they can explain patterns, such as the conditions that generally lead to increased levels of f
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## SOAN 2120 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Time Point, Content Analysis, Moral Panic

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Personal experience: e. g. seeing is believing have been forever . Common sense: e. g. what just makes sense . Media myths: e. g. tv, movies, newspaper
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## Chapter 1.docx

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Social research: a process in which people combine a set of principles, outlooks, and ideas with a collection of specific practices, techniques, and st
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