SOCI331- Week 5

SOCI331- Week 5

Forum Question (250 words): Select from one of the two sets of questions (Paradigms and the Belmont Report)

1) Paradigms

Identify a sociological topic of interest to you.  Access the “Common Paradigms” link.

Discuss how three (3) of the specific qualitative research paradigms could be used to study this topic.

Are some paradigms better suited for certain topics?

Which paradigm(s) raise the biggest ethical concerns?

2) Belmont Report – Access the Belmont link in the course material

Explain what led to the creation of the Belmont Report?

What are the ethical considerations in research?

Explain the three principles of ethics?

SOCI331- Week 6

Forum Question (250 words)

• State, in your own words, what you think are the most important aspects of unobtrusive research. • Next, please describe one possible topic that may lend itself to an unobtrusive research approach. • Explain the type of data that you will collect for this topic.

Finally, explain the primary research question you trying to address by using an unobtrusive approach to this topic. Be specific in your response!

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