Sociology Research Methods: Crash Course Sociology #4

Sociology Research Methods: Crash Course Sociology #4

Today we’re talking about how we actually DO sociology. Nicole explains the research method: form a question and a hypothesis, collect data, and analyze that data to contribute to our theories about society.

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50 Comments

  1. that dress is literally rgb gold,gray,brown, that’s as objective as it gets
    if you’re seeing anything else, guess what? you’re color blind

  2. Two notes: Are you the Jess from New Girl? Secondly, you talk faster than my wife. Can I introduce you to her? I would love to be in the same room where you two have a conversation. Tasty.

  3. >hawthorne effect being the fact that individuals act differently when being watched
    >informed consent to let your test subjects be informed of surveillance

  4. she’s really good… i love the video. could you please work on a separate course specifically research methods for social sciences…. please think about it

  5. As a physics student I’m just like "Bias, Bias BIAS!!!". Sociology is so hard. Is imposible not to impose your own preconceptions into the subject of study.

  6. I’m going to use this to help me pass my first year of my degree you explain it so easy it’s so vague in my academic course books

  7. Hey there, first of all: as a sociology student I appreciate a lot your work and nice presentation of something that is still quite unknown by a lot of people! Furthermore, I have a question for Nicole and everyone who might have some ideas about this : How can you consider nowadays the Internet as a field of research and how could you possibly do some observation online (e.g.: participative or incognito)? And in addition to that: in France they don’t consider experiments as a valid sociological research method because you never know in which way you influenced or are influencing the population in question! This is more considered as a research method of social psychology. Thanks for the attention and have a nice day y’all 🙂

  8. In India, Census tries to cover each and every person find India …. carried out every 10 years, the Census in India is one of the most gargantuan exercise of the Planet

  9. If everyone just learned from Sadhguru this science is obsolete be a fig or a lotus bloom from the inside . Nothing on the outside should affect our emotions

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