SOC 400 Topic 7 Discussion Question 1 & 2

SOC 400 Topic 7 Discussion Question 1 & 2

SOC 400 Topic 7 Discussion Question 1 & 2

Topic 7 Discussion Question 1

Some researchers have argued against doing a literature review before you start writing your research question and deciding which research method(s) to use. They suggest that reading previous research could unconsciously limit your thinking to only those ideas and avenues of understanding that others have followed. How would you answer these researchers? That is, what are the advantages of doing a literature review early in the research process? What is the purpose of doing the literature review as an early step in the process?

Topic 7 Discussion Question 2

After reading the text’s discussion of plagiarism, describe what information about plagiarism was new to you or previously misunderstood by you when you wrote essays or papers. Which of the “tips” about how to avoid plagiarism seem most helpful to you? Why?


SOC 400 Topic 7 Literature Review Worksheet

It is essential for students of sociology to be able to explain the purpose of experiments in social research. This assignment will help you learn this concept.Access and complete the “Literature Review 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 “Literature Review 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 7.

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