PART A: DATA-DRIVEN JOURNALISM
Copy and paste the following data collection methodologies into Word. Begin by constructing a research question for each of the following topics. Discuss, with specificity, how each research question might be framed and approached as a qualitative quantitative endeavor. Paste the results in your final comment posted here. Below is a sample answer in italics.
1. Teachers’ correcting workloads
2. Student attitudes concerning Edline
3. Attitudes concerning the school renovations
4. Students’ political affiliations
5. How students choose electives
6. How seating charts affect academic performance
7. Try it for your topic!
Favorite NHS athletic team to root for: Research question: What autumn athletic team draws the most fan attendance? A qualitative approach may include interviews with students not currently involved in seasonal athletics (to avoid bias), and determine conclusions based upon the reasoning provided by the sample population; a quantitative approach may include the researcher’s effort to count the number of fans for a game of each sport for several weeks, ultimately examining the ratio between the number of athletic participants and the number of fans.
PART B: REVISITING FRIDAY’S TRANSGRESSIONS
There were no complete responses to Friday’s class work. Revisit the directions and submit any components that you missed on Friday.
PART C: Develop your research question and find sources for Thursday's class work.