Assignment Overview Each week day morning, you might purchase a caffeinated beve
Assignment Overview Each week day morning, you might purchase a caffeinated beverage from your favorite coffee shop. As you wait to receive your order, you notice some customers adding cream and/or sugar to their coffee. You read somewhere that 65% of coffee drinkers add cream and/or sugar. How was that fact determined? Sociologists use a variety of research methods – surveys, interviews, focus groups, observation, content analysis, and so forth when they study human behavior. In this assignment, you will select a research method for doing a small sociological research study. For example, you might use a 10-question survey to determine attitudes about texting while driving. You will conduct your research and summarize your findings. Assignment Details Perform the following tasks: Complete the reading assignment and the interactive lecture before attempting this assignment. Choose one of the following methods to conduct research for a sociological purpose: Survey, Interview, Focus Group, Observation, or other method Note: Review Week 1 readings on the intent of sociological research studies. Identify the research method that you will use. In a 50-word paragraph, write your survey, questions, or other indications on the topic that you are researching. In approximately 250 words, write a summary of your research findings; In addition, summarize what your learned about the research method used. Your responses must have correct spelling and grammar. Check your assignment against unintended plagiarism. Include the proper file naming convention: SOC101H_wk1_assn_jsmith_mmddyyy Submit the Week 1 Assignment. Week 1 Assignment Rubric Criteria Ratings Pts This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Indicated clearly which research method was used. 20 pts Full Marks 0 pts No Marks 20 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Stated clearly the sociological purpose of the brief research study with support from the textbook. 35 pts Full Marks 0 pts No Marks 35 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Summarized the findings of the research method used and any other learning about this research method. 45 pts Full Marks 0 pts No Marks 45 pts Total Points: 100

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