Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Research Methods Lecture 2 Questions with Holes

No description

Courtney Thomas

on 19 December 2016

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Research Methods Lecture 2 Questions with Holes

Story #3
Jason is lying dead, with an iron bar on his back, and food in front of him.
Story #4
A woman brought her car up beside a hotel, and knew immediately that she was about to become bankrupt. How did she know?
Story #5
Your Assignment
Play "20 questions" with each story.
As you're trying to figure out the answer, write down the questions you would ask to get more information. How would you get from what you know to what you want to know? How do you figure out the riddle?
Story #1
The man was afraid to go home because the man in the mask was there. Why?
Stories with Holes
Riddles and brain teasers that help you think about how you think
You CAN look up the answers online. That's fine. But the answers to the questions are not today's assignment.
Research Methods
PSCI 2024
Winter 2016
Dr. Courtney Thomas

Lecture 2: Questions with a Hole

How Do You Think?
Language is socially constructed
What words mean often depends on context but we tend to assume that words should be taken in their most commonly used form.
This becomes important in these exercises is even move true in terms of political research.
What is democracy?
What is the difference between "agree strongly" and "agree"?
Story #2
A man is sentenced to death. He can choose one of three ways to die: In room one, there are raging fires. In room two, there are assassins with loaded guns. In room three, the are ten lions who haven’t eaten in three years. Which room is the safest?
There are fifty-three bicycles and a dead man in a room. What happened?
Full transcript