C101 Friday Hongtao

Review of the 6th Week Class (Monday (2/17))

Hongtao Hao / 2020-02-17

Table of Contents:



Topic: Media Science

All research starts with:

Next step:

determine the best way to test the hypothesis or answer the question

What are you researching?

What is your method of research?

Original research (your project)

Previous research (what others have found in their project theory)

General areas of media research:

Guest lecture by Dr. Rob Potter (Wednesday, Feb. 19th)

Media Science tries to precisely and systematically analyze what is in media, how people use media, their attitudes toward media, and how media affects people.

Some goals of scientific observation:

Research methods

In most social science, these goals are achieved using three main methods:

  1. Content analysis:

In media science, it is very important that you are clear about definitions.

  1. Survey:

Extract what you do understand, and leave what you don't alone.

  1. Experiment: