Discussion Board Questions

TEXT

Maxfield, M. G. & Barbie, E. R. Basics of Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology.  (2016). 4th Edition. Cengage Learning. ISBN: 978-1305261105

1)

Our reading and discussion this week centers on Chapter Seven of your text.

Discussion: Identify and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each of the following:

a.   open-ended questions

b.   closed-ended questions

Students are required to write at least 250 words. You are also required to respond to at least two other students’ discussion posts. You may also share anything that relates to the discussion.

2)

 

Our reading and discussion this week centers on Chapter Eight of your text.

Discussion:  Describe the three different kinds of Qualitative Interviews and discuss the best qualitative interview approach you can use to conduct an interview.

Students are required to write at least 250 words. You are also required to respond to at least two other students’ discussion posts. You may also share anything that relates to the discussion.

3)

 

Our reading and discussion this week centers on Chapter Nine of your text.

Discussion: Describe the steps that would be necessary to gain access to a formal organization for the purposes of doing field research.

Students are required to write at least 250 words. You are also required to respond to at least two other students’ discussion posts. You may also share anything that relates to the discussion.