Chapters 9 & 10
Assignment Type: Canvas Due Date: 10/30/22
Topic: The high rate of African Americans in the prison systems
Using the proposed topic, write a series of questions that represent open-ended, closed-ended, matrix, and contingency questions (15 questions minimum)
- Compare and contrast in-person interviews and telephone surveys in terms of the role of the researcher and the types of questions appropriate for each.
- Identify the difference between the various roles of the observer in field research. Offer an example of a research scenario that would be appropriate for each.
- Compare and contrast the strengths and weaknesses of field research and survey research. Give specific attention to the topics of validity, reliability, and generalizability.