1. Read transcript. Offer any thoughts about the reading.
2. What types of research available to criminal justice professionals is there?
3. Can research benefit the criminal justice field as a whole? If so, how?
4.What is the value of understanding research methods as it applies to criminal justice?
5. What are the ethical issues related to research in the field of criminal justice? How can these issues be avoided in order to conduct ethically sound research?
6.What is an institutional review board? Why is this important to the academic and research communities?
7. What are the advantages of qualitative research? What are the advantages of quantitative research? Can these forms of research be combined in a single study?