Compare the different methods you have used this quarter to study the social meanings and significance of eating.

 Compare what you’ve learned collecting different kinds of data, including what you expect you would have learned when you designed an experimental study and a questionnaire survey if you had actually collected the data. What are the strengths and weakness of the different methods? How do they fit together using a mixed methods approach? Write a focused, concise, well-integrated essay supporting one clearly articulated main point. No more than 2 double-spaced pages.