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4434Exercises Using the 2014 General Social Survey and SPSS: attitudes toward abortion
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There are two exercises that use data from the 2014 General Social Survey to explore topics in attitudes toward abortion. These exercises could be used to help students learn the principles of quantitative analysis with a focus on attitudes toward abortion. Topics include attitudes toward abortion, quantitative analysis, statistics, mesurement, reliability, two- and three-variable tables, percents, Chi Square, measures of association, and Cronbach's Alpha. These exercises refer students to the relevant parts of an online introduction to SPSS – the software package used in the exercises. This online introduction is freely available at http://ssric.org/node/459. Each exercise consists of five files – the data set in SPSS format, extended notes to the instructor, the SPSS syntax necessary to carry out the exercise, and the SPSS output for the exercise. The exercise itself is available in both in HTML and Microsoft Word (docx) format.Thu, 24 Sep 2015 14:10:24 -0700Let's Tweet
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Introduction to using Twitter to communicate during a class. Although this assignment was created for use in a specific graduate class, the HTML file can be copied and modifed by others.Tue, 6 Aug 2013 10:09:38 -0700Supply Chain Management Simulation Activity
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This assignment uses the Near Beer supply chain management simulation to demonstrate the complexities of meeting changes in consumer demand on the supply chain side. Fri, 13 Aug 2010 02:01:17 -0700Using PRIZM Look-up to Identify Consumer Markets
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This is an assignment using the PRIZM zip code geo-demographics to illustrate consumer markets and segmentation. Fri, 13 Aug 2010 01:52:23 -0700Biology Junction
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A collection of biology worksheets and other helpful teaching materials authored or compiled by Cheryl Massengale. Tue, 7 Sep 2010 20:49:07 -0700Calculus of the Dinner Table: Mathematical Modeling
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Calculus students are presented with a write-pair-share activity that initially involves the construction of a model based on direct variation and later involves the use of calculus as a means by which to analyze the model. Suitable for either Calculus I or Calculus II students. Note: This project has a sequel entitled Fundamental Theorem of Calculus: An Investigation (listed under Interactive Lectures) in which the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus is investigated via the constructed model.Tue, 29 Sep 2009 10:54:50 -0700Cultural Diversity Webquest
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The Webquest is geared towards upper-Elementary through middle school grades, however, it can be completed by students as young as second grade with assistance.The online research project reinforces research and technology skills, while students learn about cultural diversity, in one project.Skills covered include Reading, Writing, Technology, and Social Studies.Thu, 10 Jan 2013 08:49:20 -0800Fundamental Theorem of Calculus: An Investigation
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Calculus students are presented with a write-pair-share activity that leads them to a practical understanding of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. The activity involves analyzing a function that describes eating speed in a hypothetical dinner table experience. Suitable for either Calculus I or Calculus II students.Note: This project has a prequel entitled Calculus of the Dinner Table: Mathematical Modeling (listed under Interactive Lectures) in which students construct the mathematical model for the king's eating speed. This prequel provides an excellent and engaging prelude to this activity.Tue, 29 Sep 2009 10:56:49 -0700Guess Zoo
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Guess Zoo is a fun animal guessing game that can be used to introduce or support several lesson themes, for example species diversity, adaptations, habitats and classification.Mon, 28 Nov 2011 12:37:36 -0800Installing a CAPTCHA
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A short exercise that walks through the steps associated with installing a CAPTCHA on a WordPress blog. Tue, 4 Jan 2011 12:10:00 -0800