Research Methods II
Instructor: Paul Gingrich
Telephone: 585-4196 Fax: 585-4815
Class: Monday, 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. in CL109.
Office Hours: Wednesday and Thursday, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., or by appointment.
Text and Readings:
H. T. Reynolds, Analysis of Nominal Data, Sage Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences, 7.
Michael S. Lewis-Beck, Applied Regression: An Introduction, Sage Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences, 22.
Jae-On Kim and Charles W. Mueller, Sage Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences, 13.
Additional handouts as provided by the instructor.
Assignments and Grading: Weekly or biweekly assignments (60%), final project (30%), and participation (10%).
Prerequisite: Social Studies 201, 203, 306, or permission of the instructor.
Course Description: This course examines the production and analysis of data in current sociological research. It emphasizes the statistical analysis of survey data using multivariate statistical methods, such as regression, correlation, analysi s of variance, and factor analysis. This course is an applied statistics course with extensive use of data sets and computer programs. The SPSS and AMOS programs will be used to work with and analyze the data.
Chi-square and related measures
Measures of association
Bivariate and multivariate regression
If you have any questions, please contact me and I can provide fuller details.
Paul Gingrich (firstname.lastname@example.org)
November 12, 1999