Social research and information gathering

  • 72 Pages
  • 0.63 MB
  • English

Federal Govt. of Nigeria , Lagos
Social surveys., Social sciences -- Rese
Statementedited by D.C.E. Ugwuegbu and S.O. Onwumere.
ContributionsUgwuegbu, Denis C. E., Onwumere, S. O.
LC ClassificationsHN29 .S638 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 72 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2093430M
LC Control Number88138201

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This book discusses as well the importance of sample survey in gathering information about a particular population either on a simple matter of fact or religious or political allegiance.

The final chapter considers several problems involved in designing and asking questions. Social scientists will find this book Edition: 1. Reading Social Research: Studies in Inequalities and Deviance consists of a collection of 20 studies, carefully chosen to represent a broad range of approaches and methods of contemporary social ed journal articles and book excerpts illustrate the relationship between theory and research, the ethical and political dimensions of research, methods of selecting cases and.

Social Research Methods, 4th Edition by Alan This book is designed to introduce doctoral and graduate students to the process of scientific research in the social sciences, business, education, public health, and related disciplines.

This book is based on my lecture materials developed over a decade of teaching theCited by:   When it comes to gathering information for research papers or research programs, it’s important to be as efficient as possible in order to free up more time for actual research and writing.

Here are some of the best ways I have found to gather information smartly. Validity and Reliability in Social Science Research. of research information. which was an e-book and web-based learning. Authors compared the perceived usefulness and heightened enjoyment.

Information Gathering Information gathering for assessment and throughout the treatment process to termination is vital and may be done through a variety of means.

Effectively trained social workers can ascertain accurate and useful information through the social work hallmark of the biopsychosocial assessment, a psychosocial history, structured Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of.

For instance, online social networking sites have evolved rapidly over the past few years. An article published in about this topic will not provide current information.

On the other hand, a research paper on elementary education practices might refer to studies published decades ago by. Online Social Research addresses online research which are practiced in the fields of communication, journalism, sociology, psychology, marketing, education, medicine as well as related disciplines that may have occasions to utilize surveys, interviews, and observations for information gathering in online environments.

Since this book deals 1/5(1). Social media has been a catalyst in the entire process of online research in terms of the access to the database and the experiments that can be conducted on this platform. Online surveys, polls, questionnaires, forms, focus groups, are various tools of online research that are vital in gathering information essential for market research.

The. • It involves gathering new data from primary sources or using existence data for new purpose. • Although social research activities may at time be somewhat random and unsystematic, it is more often characterized by carefully designed procedure that applies rigorous analysis.

Observation studies enable the gathering of rich, detailed information, but their results cannot necessarily be generalized beyond the people studied. Research on social problems should follow the scientific method to yield the most accurate and objective conclusions possible.

He has been actively conducting research on different areas of information security for more than a decade. His current work focuses on cyber OSINT, digital forensics, antiforensics techniques and digital privacy. Nihad is the author of a number of books on digital forensics, open source intelligence, digital security, ransomware and cybersecurity.

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Social media is important to communicate with people, share/ask information, and follow/evaluate/interpret the events, etc. for everyone at the present time. The positive and negative effects of social networking sites on students’ studying and habits were examined in this research.

The study was conducted on students in. envisioning sources of information—articles, books, people, and artworks. Yet a research paper is more than the sum of sources, more than a collection of different pieces of information. Reference & Research Book News Denscombe, Martyn.

The good research guide for small-scale social research projects. 3rd ed. Maidenhead, UK: Open University Press.

pages. ISBN: $ (pbk). Committee Member Review: This accessible guide covers both philosophical and practical issues regarding social research. Beginning.

A primary source is an original document that contains firsthand information about a topic or an event. Primary sources exist on a spectrum and different fields of study may use different types of primary source documents.

For example, the field of History may use diary entries and letters as primary source evidence, while the Sciences may use a publication of original research as a primary. Quantitative methods emphasize objective measurements and the statistical, mathematical, or numerical analysis of data collected through polls, questionnaires, and surveys, or by manipulating pre-existing statistical data using computational tative research focuses on gathering numerical data and generalizing it across groups of people or to explain a particular.

In the new edition of Introduction to Social Research, Keith Punch takes a fresh look at the entire research process, from formulating a research question to writing up your research. Covering qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods, the book focuses on matching research questions to appropriate methods.

The academic benchmarks expect knowledge of factors underpinning the selection and testing of relevant information; and knowledge of the place of evidence from international research in assessment and decision-making processes in social work practice (QAA,paras /5). From social work research methods to research in specific situations, you’ll find a wealth of information.

Office of Legislative Policy and Analysis NASW Press publishes journals, books and reference materials. Publications include Workplace Bullying: Clinical and Organizational Perspectives and Social Work Practice in Child Welfare: The.

are all based upon the pursuit of information gathering to answer questions about some aspect of social life. Definition of social research But what does social research actually entail. This is not an easy question to answer. At one level, it is social, and as such the focus of the research. Making Connections: Sociological Research An Experiment in Action: Mincome Figure “Mincome” was a large-scale experiment conducted in Dauphin, Manitoba, between and to explore the effect of having a universal guaranteed annual income on the incentive to work and other social.

Qualitative Research Design: An Interactive Approach (Applied Social Research Methods Book 41) Maxwell Joseph A. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ # Research Design: Quantitative, Qualitative, Mixed Methods, Arts-Based, and Community-Based Participatory Research Approaches Patricia Leavy.

Graeme Shanks, Nargiza Bekmamedova, in Research Methods (Second Edition), Data collection and analysis. Case study research typically includes multiple data collection techniques and data are collected from multiple sources.

Data collection techniques include interviews, observations (direct and participant), questionnaires, and relevant documents (Yin, ).

Identify, locate, and evaluate the relevance of online sources for GIS base maps and data for your research. Develop GIS-compatible database tables. Import and export data between GIS and other software programs, including statistical software, spreadsheets, and others.

Gathering political information via social media brings an increased risk of digesting information from questionable sources. In her book a national research.

Information gathering plays a crucial part in preparation for any professional social engineering engagement.

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Information gathering is the most time-consuming and laborious phase of the attack cycle but is often a major determinant of the success or failure of the engagement. The professional social engineer must be aware of: information-gathering tools freely available online, the many.

In marketing and the social sciences, observational research (or field research) is a social research technique that involves the direct observation of phenomena in their natural setting.

This differentiates it from experimental research in which a quasi-artificial environment is created to control for spurious factors, and where at least one of the variables is manipulated as part of the. Judithe Sheard, in Research Methods (Second Edition), Introduction.

Quantitative research, in contrast to qualitative research, deals with data that are numerical or that can be converted into basic methods used to investigate numerical data are called ‘statistics’.

Statistical techniques are concerned with the organisation, analysis, interpretation and presentation of.RESEARCH AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES by Linda Tuhiwai Smith,Zed Books, London Carla Wilson Knowledge Management Group Ministry of Social Development “Research” is probably one of the dirtiest words in the indigenous world’s vocabulary.

(p.1) This line, from the introduction to Linda Tuhiwai Smith’s book Decolonizing.The analysis of this type of statistical study can be best applied when social scientists attempt to explain the voting habits of citizens in high crime areas, for example.

Sampling ΓÇô This is information gathering such as through surveys, opinion polling, questionnaires, or focus groups. These types of research methods can provide the.