Sociological Research: Approaches & Designs


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What is sociology?

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1. What is a social science?

2. What do social sciences have to consider that natural sciences do not?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Evaluate your ability to understand sociological research. The quiz will test your understanding of qualitative and quantitative research methods among other topics from the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • Social science
  • The definition of sociology
  • Social science versus natural science

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will practice the following:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on sociological research
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding social science versus natural science
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about how research is performed

Additional Learning

To understand concepts related to research, read through the short lesson called Sociological Research: Approaches & Designs. You can find these objectives in the lesson:

  • Recall what empirical research is
  • Learn about the importance of research
  • Understand the differences between quantitative and qualitative research
  • Identify the founder of sociology