April 8, 2013
Results: data collection methods
In what way are the data collection procedures appropriate for this study? For this study I believe that the data collection was appropriate which was in the form of an interview. In this study of “Becoming Teen Fathers” Ms. Weber interviewed 26 different teen fathers to get their take on why they believed they became teen fathers. In what way were appropriate steps taken to protect the rights of subjects? In the case study she never revealed their last names, or where they lived or worked. She however did mention some of her subjects by name and their age. In what way is the data collection tool used to support the reliability and validity of the study? The data collection tool for this study is the use of interviews, of open ended questions this way it eliminates the need for yes and no answers, and it gives Ms. Weber a better understanding of what these young men have gone through by become teen fathers. It is important to this study because it gives the young man’s inside on why they had a child at a young age, and how they feel about it. This study is done to close the gap on why men have children at a young age, and to analyze teen fathers’ narratives of accountability (Weber, 2012). Data analysis procedures
In what ways are the data analysis procedures appropriate for the data collected? It is appropriate because it was done in the form of interviews and then those interviews were turned into a semi collection of stories of why teenage boys become fathers at an early age. The articles sole purpose was to bridge the gap on what these men thought rather that what women thought. It provided insight on why men did not blame themselves but rather than a) the mother b) their parents (for providing alcohol at a party) c) a doctor (who says a women cannot get pregnant) and finally...