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Just a reminder, have a listen to these:


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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

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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AS classwork: secondary sources

Please read the following blogs and consider: the purpose/audience, validity, reliability, representativeness, authenticity, ethics (blog/memoir) (letter) (official statistics) (document-not the whole thing!) (diary, page 4)


Part 2:  note taking on documents page 152-154 (not including content analysis)

Plenary: attempt “questions to try” question 1 page 155

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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:

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: