The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Social Science Approaches to the Study of Chinese Society Part 2
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Social Science Approaches to the Study of Chinese Society Part 2

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Cameron Campbell

Instructor: Cameron Campbell

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There are 8 modules in this course

Welcome to Social Science Approaches to the Study of Chinese Society Part 2! Part 2 focuses on being a PRODUCER of Social Science Research. Take some time to review the course overview, assignments for this course and say hello in the discussion forum.

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9 videos4 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

Week 2 will discuss the kind sources social scientists use for research. By the end of this week, you should be able to identify some of these major sources and perhaps pinpoint some sources that can be used in your own study.

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10 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

By the end of Week 3, you should be able to understand why RANDOM SAMPLING is important in a survey, outline the most common approaches to sampling and discuss key considerations when choosing a sampling strategy for your study.

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10 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Week 4 discusses major sources of public data available to you. By the end of this week you should be able to describe the opportunities as well as the challenges associated with using publicly available survey data.

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8 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Week 5 will give you a taste of the basic methods for quantitative analysis. From there you should be able to identify key issues when interpreting results and discuss implications for research.

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9 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

By the end of this week you should be able to describe major ethical and professional concerns in social science research.

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9 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Welcome to the last week of Part 2! By the end of this week you should be able to be aware of the options you have for further study in social science research and know the steps to move forward in the application process for advanced training.

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7 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

You've reached the final exam week! Complete the final exam and the post-course survey. Your feedback can help us improve the course. Thank you for being a part of this course and good luck for your pursuit of advanced studies in social science research!

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Cameron Campbell
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
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