Research Methods and Methods in Context Revision Notes for AS Level and A Level Sociology, AQA Focus
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This brief set of revision notes has been designed to help students revise for the research methods section of both the AS and A level Sociology exams. It should be sufficient to get students through both the AQA, OCR and Welsh Board Syllabuses.
Introduction to Research Methods – Basic types of method and key terms
The Factors Affecting Choice of Research Method – Theoretical, Ethical and Practical Factors
Secondary Quantitative Data - Official Statistics
Secondary Qualitative Data – Public and Private Documents
Experiments – Field and Laboratory
Interviews – Structured, Unstructured and Semi-Structured
Observational Methods – Cover and Overt Participant and Non-Participant Observation
All sections also contain a section of research methods applied to education, or 'methods in context'
- Category: Social Science
- Published: 24 February 2016
- Publisher: Karl Thompson
- Print Length: 85 Pages
- Language: English