SOC 400 Topic 4 Discussion Question 1 & 2

SOC 400 Topic 4 Discussion Question 1 & 2

SOC 400 Topic 4 Discussion Question 1 & 2

Topic 4 Discussion Question 1

Discuss the issue of compatibility as it applies to existing statistics research. What is meant by this term and in what ways should different sources of statistics be compatible with each other. Why is this important?

Topic 4 Discussion Question 2

In an academic journal in your major field of study (e.g., sociology or justice studies), find a report of (article about) research using existing statistics. What was the research question and where did the authors of this article get their data? Explain how you know that this research used the existing statistics method of doing research.


SOC 400 Topic 4 Existing Statistics Worksheet

Sociologists should be able to analyze existing statistics and how they are used in social research. This assignment will help you learn this concept. Access and complete the “Existing Statistics Worksheet.” You will cite two scholarly sources, including the textbook, to complete the worksheet. While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.This assignment uses a scoring guide. Please review the “Existing Statistics Worksheet” scoring guide prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion. You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.Submit the assignment to your instructor by the end of Topic 4.SOC-400.ExistingStatisticsScoringGuide.docx SOC-400.T4.ExistingStatisticsWorksheet.docx