The Practical Skeptic: Core Concepts in Sociology
Using a conceptual organizing framework, THE PRACTICAL SKEPTIC: CORE CONCEPTS IN SOCIOLOGY, 2nd Edition, is a concise introduction to sociology that focuses on core concepts as the central building blocks for understanding sociology. Written in a lively, conversational style, McIntyre uses numerous pedagogical features to help students grasp key sociological concepts.
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Survey researchers ask two types of questions: closed-ended and open-ended.
Using the closed-ended format requires that you not only ask the question but
also provide answer categories. The respondent answers the question by picking
THE ART OF ASKING QUESTIONS In his book The Art of Asking Questions,
Stanley L. Payne pointed out that it is pretty cheeky to expect people to answer
survey questions: People are being exceedingly gracious when they consent to
Don't ask "leading" or "loaded" questions. That is, avoid wording questions in
ways that will lead respondents to answer one way over another in spite of their
true opinions. Here's a loaded or leading question: "Do you agree with the ...
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I've always wanted to use this book to teach Introductroy Sociology. It is more clever, more interesting than the typical introductory textbook. The Teacher's guide is a set of out-of-the-ordinary exercises, rather than the usual lecture outlines and sample exam questions. Read full review