Sociology KeyWords

Research population:
The group of people that you are interested in researching (e.g. Year 10 students)
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Sample:
A sub-group of your research population (A small number of people from your Research Population)
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Sampling:
The process of selecting the people who will take part in your research (the sample)
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Sampling frame:
A list which you select your sample from.
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Representative:
The sample accurately reflects the research population.
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Primary research methods:
This is when sociologists carry out their own research.
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Secondary research methods:
This is when sociologists use data already collected by someone else
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A sub-group of your research population (A small number of people from your Research Population)

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Sample:

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The process of selecting the people who will take part in your research (the sample)

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A list which you select your sample from.

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The sample accurately reflects the research population.

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