Assignment 1

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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.

REVIEW THE RESEARCH Review the Article

“Most Americans think the government could be monitoring their phone calls and emails”

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.
1) Ask:

• 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?


2) Research:

• What research methods were used?

• Summarize the process researchers used to collect data.
3) Learn:

• What were the key findings of the research?

• What conclusion was drawn from the research?
4) Do:

• What are two additional follow-up questions that you have based on this research?

• Why did you choose these follow up questions?

FORMATTING 5) Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

• Use the Assignment 1 template to complete this assignment.

• References are not required for this assignment as you will use the assigned article and your webtext.

• Be sure to include your name and the date on the cover page of the template.

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School: UC Berkeley


Running head: ARTICLE REVIEW


Article Review
Student’s Name
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Reviewing Research and Making Connections
Ask, Research, Learn & Do Process
1. Ask
The research topic pertains the issue of privacy and security of the Americans. The American
government is taking an extra mile in ensuring security for the American citizens in the wake of
terrorism. The fight against insecurity requires the U.S government to monitor activities of
individuals and deal with any suspicious characters or individuals that appear to pose a threat to
the security of the Americans. With the rising use of cell phone and email conversations, the
most convenient way for the state to scan people’s activities and conversation is thought to be
through the phone call. The research studied a diverse section of U.S adults basing on their age,
education level, gender, and political inclination. Each demographic group was found to have a
different perception regarding the government’s action to tap people’s phones. The quest...

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