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This site is a collection of links to free online books, manuals, and articles on how to do social research, including... see more

Critical thinking in my class refers to the ability to answer why and how questions such as why do people commit crimes... see more

These exercises (15 in all) were written for instructors teaching an introductory class in statistics. They  were written... see more

This module was designed to introduce students to the basics of data analysis. The focus is on two and three variable... see more

The SPSS: Interactive Introduction to SPSS Statistical Software Module is designed to provide an introductory level,... see more

A repository of tools and educational materials designed to improve quantitative literacy skills in social science... see more

'This book is designed to introduce doctoral and graduate students to the process of scientific research in the social... see more

This guide is intended to equip you with the tools you need to measure the impact of your program on your community,... see more

This site explores the complex area of death and dying in American culture. The site is replete with links to numerous... see more

Share with your students why the presence of an outlier affects which measure of central tendency to report.  Feel free... see more

This OPEN TEXTBOOK is for Politically-Oriented Web-Enhanced Research Methods for Undergraduates — Topics and Tools:... see more

The Methodspace masthead states it is "home of the Research Methods community." Moreover, the site claims: "Methodspace... see more

PLOS One is accelerating the publication of peer-reviewed science by its Open Data Research guidelines and recommended... see more

This is a free textbook offered by Saylor Foundation. 'The author of Principles of Sociological Inquiry: Qualitative and... see more

An interesting look into the scientific enterprise.  Dr. Raman explores historical, personal, and philosophical aspects... see more

The goal of this exercise is to think about a concept typically called religious fundamentalism and to consider how we... see more

The goal of this exercise is to explore the relationship between religiosity and other variables using crosstabulation.... see more

The goal of this exercise is to create a measure of religiosity. We will also validate our measure. Validity refers to... see more

Covers how to interpret the One-Way ANOVA results, why we use the ANOVA rather than several independent sample t test... see more

VERY extensive database of population and demographic statistics regarding thousands of religious groups throughout the... see more

For more than four decades, the General Social Survey (GSS) has studied the growing complexity of American society. It is... see more

 Late in a career of more than sixty years, Thomas Burch, an internationally known social demographer, undertook a... see more

Protocols.io is a freely available, crowd-sourced, up-to-date, International Open Access Research Repository for Science... see more

This is the first book to combine contemporary debates in ballad studies with the insights of modern textual scholarship.... see more