WEEK 6: MIDTERM EXAM + continued Field Research Development:

  • MidTerm is about 1 hour long
  • It focuses on KEY TERMS & CONCEPTS related to Qualitative research and social media methods and analyses
  • The format is multiple choice and short answer.
  • The purpose is to ensure knowledge and skill in the use of the key analytical terms and research methods that will be employed and applied in the Field Research Project for this course.

Index of selected 362 Key Terms and Concepts

A

analysis

data analysis

online discourse analysis

preliminary content analysis

qualitative analysis

assignment 

assignment 1: Practicum on Survey Monkey: Develop an Online Surveys with 10 relevant RQssent to 30+ respondents (requiring 20 responses)

assignment 2: Research Design Matrix

assignment 3: Group Presentation of Draft Findings to the Class

assignment 4:  Final Research Paper (with primary data appended)

late papers policy

research design matrix map assignment

D

data

data accessibility

data, definition of

data sources

qualitative data

quantitative data

data analysis

data analyses methods

data collection

data collection instruments &tools

data collection methods

subsequent data collection

design

research design

research design of FOCUS

research design of Research Questions

research design of Ethics

online questionnaire/survey development

qualitative questionnaire development

F

field research reports

research focus, research framing, formulating research questions (RQs)

G

good research

good research question

good search engine

grades

grading policy

grades, individual

grades, group

group

group organizing  and identifying of RFocus and RQs

group presentation

group projects

research groups

I

internet search engines

internet class/social bookmarking

interview, research: options and decisionmaking

prepare interview schedules, formats, methods and analysis guidelines

qualitative interviews

L

literature

literature review

literature search

onlineresearch literature

relevant online search engines

M

method

research methods

method write-ups, Field Research Reports

N

O

online

online discourse analysis

online interviews

online journals

online research tools

online questionnaire

online questionnaire design

online survey

online survey questionnaire design

online survey tools

Q

qualitative research, definition

qualitative research design

qualitative research methods

question type

relevant questions

short answer questions

specific question

survey questions

interview questions (closed; open)

online questionnaires design

online survey questionnaire design

R

research

case study research

document research

empirical research

good research

qualitative research

quantitative research

research question (RQ)

appropriate research question

Formulating/framing research questions

good research question

Research matrix as a guide or map

original research questions

weak research question

research design

research focus, RQ, Research Matrix

Action Plan & Design

research design template

research methods

researchFocus & Design

researchMethods

researchData Collection and Analysis methods and tools

Research Conclusions, Report

results, recommendations

S

search

digital content search

literature search

search engines

survey

online surveys

quantitative survey

qualitativedescriptive survey

survey form

survey questions

survey template

sampling

T

semantic analysis technology

research design template (matrix)

survey template

researchtools/instruments

data collection tools

internet search tools