Time-sampling analysis of time spent with same-sex peers
Note:There are individual and group components to this in-class assignment.
Individually,
1. Calculate the proportion of time each of your two coded children spent Alone, with Girl(s), with Boy(s), and in a Mixed group. Write this in the printout of your coding-sheet, to turn in at the end of class.
In group,
2. Put together the results of the people in your group.
3. Looking at the results of the whole class.
a) Briefly describe the results.
b) What inferences can you draw from these results?
c) Relate the results to the idea that children develop gender type through self-socialization.
skills practiced
Research design
Compiling and interpreting data
Inferring consequences from data
Integrating and evaluating information from multiple sources.