REVIEWING RESEARCH AND
For your first assignment, you will complete a short answer
activity in which you will analyze the article following the Ask,
Research, Learn, Do process. This process was introduced in your
webtext as a simplified version of the sociological research
process. It’s a useful tool to help you think critically, answer
questions, and solve problems.
READ THE ARTICLE
“Declining Majority of Online Adults Say the Internet Has
Been Good for Society”
USE THE RESEARCH
Use the research information presented in the article to answer the
questions below. You should write four paragraphs, one for each
step listed in bold. Use the Assignment 1 template to complete this
assignment. Refer to Chapter 2 of the webtext as necessary.
• What was the topic of the research?
• Who was studied in the research?
• What was the research question that was
answered by the information in the article?
• What research methods were used? (Go to Section 2.9 in the Webtext
for a list of research methods)
• Summarize the process researchers used to
• What were the key findings of the research?
• What conclusion was drawn from the
• What are two additional follow-up
that you have based on this research?
• Why did you choose these follow up
5) Your assignment must follow these formatting
• Use the Assignment 1 template to complete
• References are not required for this
assignment as you will use theassigned
article and your webtext.
• Be sure to include your name and the date
on the cover page of the template.