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5 Matching questions

  1. logical
  2. control
  3. Ways of Knowing
  4. experience
  5. science
  1. a empiricism) direct experience; when it comes to knowledge of media effects many of us tend to rely on our own personal experience to reach a conclusion
  2. b Experience, authority, science
  3. c scientists use inductive and deductive logic to achieve their goals. Theories must not contain logical inconsistencies
  4. d over that phenomenon
  5. e combines empiricism with logical thought; science works; systematic observation as opposed to casual observation

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. we can't know everything so we turn to authority figures but even they can be wrong
  2. foretelling the future
  3. scientists assume that events happen for reasons. Things do not "just happen
  4. o Should media do something more than merely distribute whatever content will earn them the greatest profits in the shortest time?
    o Should media become involved in identifying and solving social problems?
  5. scientists must be specific about the methods of measurement used to investigate a given phenomenon

5 True/False questions

  1. 4 major goals of sciencecombines empiricism with logical thought; science works; systematic observation as opposed to casual observation

          

  2. empirically verifiableit should be possible to specify ahead of time what sort of data, if observed, would make the hypothesis false

          

  3. inter-subjectivedescriptions of observations must be sufficiently detailed that other scientists will be able to replicate the observations

          

  4. open to modificationforetelling the future

          

  5. understandingknowing the particular sequence of causal events

          

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