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AS and A2 PODCASTS

Just a reminder, have a listen to these:

http://www.aqa.org.uk/resources/sociology/as-and-a-level/sociology/teach/podcasts-for-as-and-a-level-sociology

 

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AS Lesson #15:

PART 1: LONGITUDINAL Watch the clip about the Avon longitudinal study

TASK 1: write a definition, strengths and weaknesses

PART 2: ETHNOGRAPHY  make notes on ethnography http://study.com/academy/lesson/what-is-ethnography-studying-cultural-phenomena.html

TASK 2: Watch a clip of Louis Theroux as an example of ethnography. Make notes on strengths and weaknesses:

PART 3: Watch the clip of Genie’s case study and make notes on her case study

TASK 3: define case study and give strengths and weaknesses

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A2 Beliefs and AS Methods: Survey for Channel 4 documentary finds 23% want sharia law but most feel strong connection with Britain

In the Y13 class today I mentioned the ICM poll which investigated British Muslim attitudes. The research was commissioned by Channel 4 for the documentary, What British Muslims Really Think, and will be broadcast at 10pm on Wednesday 13th April 2016: http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/apr/11/british-muslims-strong-sense-of-belonging-poll-homosexuality-sharia-law

For Y12 students, it is a good example of structured interview and a representative sample of 1,000 Muslims across Great Britain. A control sample of 1,008 people representative of the country as a whole were interviewed over the phone to provide a comparison: http://www.icmunlimited.com/data/media/pdf/Mulims-full-suite-data-plus-topline.pdf