Ch 33: STAAR US History: Research & Analyzing Information

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How do you research and analyze information? You can use this chapter to review these skills as you get ready to complete the STAAR US History EOC assessment.

STAAR US History: Research & Analyzing Information - Chapter Summary

Prepare for the STAAR US History EOC exam by going over the steps for researching and analyzing information. This chapter includes lessons that will help you get familiar with:

  • Types of research methodologies
  • Differences between nonscientific and scientific research
  • How to collect social research data
  • Choosing a research method
  • Primary and secondary research
  • Methods to organize history

These video lessons are short and focused, to help you absorb this analytical information. You can work on our self-assessment quizzes to put your understanding of these concepts into practice.

6 Lessons in Chapter 33: STAAR US History: Research & Analyzing Information
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Research Methodologies: Quantitative, Qualitative & Mixed Method

1. Research Methodologies: Quantitative, Qualitative & Mixed Method

While there are many ways to conduct an experiment in psychology, there are only so many ways you can describe it. In this lesson, we will discuss the differences, strengths, and weaknesses of the qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods.

Nonscientific and Scientific Research: Definitions and Differences

2. Nonscientific and Scientific Research: Definitions and Differences

Explore the way people 'know' information without using a scientific methodology. Have you ever fallen for nonscientific research and then presented it as fact?

Using Archival Research & Secondary Records to Collect Social Research Data

3. Using Archival Research & Secondary Records to Collect Social Research Data

This lesson explores the idea of what happens when researchers already have information and data that they can study. You'll get the chance to look at descriptions of archival and meta-analysis research.

How to Choose a Research Method & Design

4. How to Choose a Research Method & Design

After a researcher has something they want to study, what is the process of figuring out how to study it? This lesson explores most of the elements involved in selecting and designing an experiment.

Primary & Secondary Research: Definition, Differences & Methods

5. Primary & Secondary Research: Definition, Differences & Methods

Differentiating between different types of research articles is useful when looking at what has already been done. In this lesson, we explore some of the different types of research articles out there and when they would be used.

Organizing History with Calendars, Maps & Periodization

6. Organizing History with Calendars, Maps & Periodization

While historians may not have fancy labs to help make sense of their work, this does not mean that they are without specialized tools. This lesson discusses three of those tools, namely calendars, maps and periodization.

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