Methods of Analyzing Public Issues


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What are public issues?

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1. What are some examples of public records?

2. Research data mostly comes from _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Public issues can be analyzed with different sources like public records, surveys and research data. Take this multiple-choice quiz and see what you know about these methods by answering questions on topics like a basic description of public issues and examples of public records.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These points will also be addressed on the quiz/worksheet:

  • The main source of research data
  • Reason to consider advocacy groups for information about a public issue
  • Credibility of the sources that you choose

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand the most important information about the analysis of public issues, including a typical source for research data
  • Making connections - use your understanding of advocacy groups and how they're connected to analyzing public issues
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define public issues
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding public record examples

Additional Learning

Feel free to learn more about public issues in the lesson named Methods of Analyzing Public Issues. Here are some of the main concepts you'll be exploring:

  • Example of a public issue like water pollution
  • Different parties involved in public issues
  • Reasons for using a survey