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  1. Apr 2017
    1. Where do [Page 270]you set the limits when collecting complete network data when, in theory, there are no limits (Barnes, 1979; Knoke & Yang, 2008)?

      Due to classroom size, I am very limited here with what I could use for complete networks and I'm concerned with the small sample size that the combined quantitative analysis will not show statistical significance

    2. y another set of variables

      I have to develop this more in my project and see how other variables are affecting my network and the results.

    3. While on the one hand, this seems straightforward, on the other hand, such a study can lead to a dizzying amount of complexity.

      The more amount of data that I add in for quantitative analysis has made the interpretation more difficult

  2. Mar 2017
    1. applied to your

      I could use ego-centric network analysis in my research by taking each individual ego and exploring the friendships between the each individual ego in relation to the network. Working with 2 smaller groups of 4 participants, I have already considered doing this, but this chapter has given me more ideas on how to incorporate this type of SNA. I would also like to explore the connection between egos coupled with any ties between alters.

    1. top-down” and “bottom-up

      These are two terms that are commonly used in literacy in regards to acquisition of emerging readers and two different theories as to which is the best way to help young readers become successful in reading. Spoiler - bottom-up won...

  3. Feb 2017
    1. The length of the longest path between two actors is five. To “get from” Student 15 to 16 in this directed network requires five steps: 15 ? 5 ? 17 ? 4 ? 2 ? 16. This is the only five-step path in the network and is the maximum distance between any two actors.

      This reminds me of 7 degrees of Kevin Bacon or using Facebook to find how connected you are to a complete stranger.