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SOCL 2321: Research Methods

Research tools for sociology topics

Sage Research Methods

Check SAGE Research Methods during the semester.You will need to login and use DUO authentivcation to access this collection which includes definition of research terms, advice under Project Planner links and videos. Search results also bring up the Research MethodsTime Line.

See box to the left for SAGE Research Methods Timeline, or Research Stages--are you "on track"?

What's the difference between a Research Topic and a Research Question?
Your research topic may be COVID-19 and African Americans.
 Search for information about these two topics for your literature review. Based on what you learn, develop the research question--What about COVID-19 and African Americans?

Research question:
What are the cardiovascular effects of COVID-19 on African-American women, who often face adverse health and economic disparities?  (This is an actual research project funded by the American Heart Association)