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Hi! i was wondering if anyone could help me out with this gap fill, I've only recently started Research Methods and I'm so confused! (Btw its page 194 in the OCR A-Level Sociology revision guide!)

Here are the words for it!
  1. Choice
  2. consciousness
  3. ethnographic
  4. free will
  5. interpretations
  6. interpretivist
  7. objective
  8. positivists
  9. predictable
  10. qualative data
  11. quantivite data
  12. reliable
  13. scientific
  14. social forces
  15. social interaction
  16. social meanings
  17. social surveys
  18. valididty
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------- see study of society as more important than thestudy of individuals. They see human or social behaviour as a product of------- over which people have little or no influence such as consensus, class,gender and ethnicity. Consequently, social or human behaviour is ------.Positivists believe that sociological research should be ------- in character,(i.e. standardised, -----, and -------------) and it should focus on collecting---------- data. Positivists see -------as the most scientific primarymethods of data collection.On the other hand, the ------- approach is anti-positivistand points out that human beings have ------ which differentiates them fromanimals and so on. Instead, they see human beings as self-aware individuals whoare able to exercise -------- and -------------. They see society as theproduct of people choosing to come together in social groups such as thefamily, religion, peer group and so on. Society is the net sum of ------ ingroups. When people socially interact, they use a set of ------- or ---------to make sense of what is happening around them and to choose how to react. Thisapproach argues that we need to get inside people’s heads in order to see theworld through their eyes – that is, to document their interpretations ofreality. This approach uses methods that produce --------- (e.g. in researchsubject’s own words that collected from a natural or --------- setting and thatis high in -------
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(Original post by sophsteff)
Hi! i was wondering if anyone could help me out with this gap fill, I've only recently started Research Methods and I'm so confused! (Btw its page 194 in the OCR A-Level Sociology revision guide!)

Here are the words for it!
  1. Choice
  2. consciousness
  3. ethnographic
  4. free will
  5. interpretations
  6. interpretivist
  7. objective
  8. positivists
  9. predictable
  10. qualative data
  11. quantivite data
  12. reliable
  13. scientific
  14. social forces
  15. social interaction
  16. social meanings
  17. social surveys
  18. valididty
Here is the text!

------- see study of society as more important than thestudy of individuals. They see human or social behaviour as a product of------- over which people have little or no influence such as consensus, class,gender and ethnicity. Consequently, social or human behaviour is ------.Positivists believe that sociological research should be ------- in character,(i.e. standardised, -----, and -------------) and it should focus on collecting---------- data. Positivists see -------as the most scientific primarymethods of data collection.On the other hand, the ------- approach is anti-positivistand points out that human beings have ------ which differentiates them fromanimals and so on. Instead, they see human beings as self-aware individuals whoare able to exercise -------- and -------------. They see society as theproduct of people choosing to come together in social groups such as thefamily, religion, peer group and so on. Society is the net sum of ------ ingroups. When people socially interact, they use a set of ------- or ---------to make sense of what is happening around them and to choose how to react. Thisapproach argues that we need to get inside people’s heads in order to see theworld through their eyes – that is, to document their interpretations ofreality. This approach uses methods that produce --------- (e.g. in researchsubject’s own words that collected from a natural or --------- setting and thatis high in -------
I don't think it's right for someone to complete that for you, quite unfair on them.

I can help though.

The whole point of this exercise is to examine your understanding of these terms that you need to place in the text.

So, which of these terms do you not understand?
  1. Choice
  2. consciousness
  3. ethnographic
  4. free will
  5. interpretations
  6. interpretivist
  7. objective
  8. positivists
  9. predictable
  10. qualative data
  11. quantivite data
  12. reliable
  13. scientific
  14. social forces
  15. social interaction
  16. social meanings
  17. social surveys
  18. validity
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