SOC 101- Soc Research Process/Approach Activity
Select one issue from your life that could be a potential obstacle in the accomplishment of your educational goals. Use step 1 – 7 and write a mini-
research proposal (outline) on what you would do to address this potential
obstacle. Use chapter 2 as a guide in this process. Write this in Outline Format.
a. ID the Issue and Define the Issue
b. State where you would gather evidence on this issue
c. Formulate a Hypothesis based on your Issue
i. ID Variables (Independent and Dependent)
ii. Write Your Hypothesis
d. Select one research design that would work for your proposal. State
why you selected this method/research design.
i. Select the design that best suits your Issue in step (a) above
e. Write a potential conclusion
i. What did you learn about your self
ii. What would you do to make sure this does not occur to you
and affect your education and career goals/plans
f. State how you will address any relevant ethical concerns
i. Select the relevant ethical concern regarding human subject
ii. Are those the only ethical matters that raise concern
g. Are there any other areas that need to be research that you are not
able to address in this proposal (areas that could help you address
the Issue you identified above).
i. Any other topics, or subtopics, that you could not addressed,
but you consider them to be relevant to your issue above.