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TeachingWithData

TeachingWithData

A repository of tools and educational materials designed to improve quantitative literacy skills in social science courses. Built especially for faculty teaching post-secondary courses in such areas as demography, economics, geography, political science, social psychology, and sociology, the materials include stand-alone learning activities, tools, and pedagogy services. The goal is to make it easier for faculty to bring real social science data into courses across the curriculum ranging from introductory classes to senior seminars.

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Vera Kennedy
Vera Kennedy (Faculty)
2 years ago

This site provides instructors and students an opportunity to access data on a variety of social issues and topics. Current news events are summarized with supporting data (e.g. tables, charts, and graphs). Links to primary sources are included. Students may use the site to research social issues, analyze data, and summarize information and/or statistical significance in a report or presentation. The material on this site is relevant to lower and upper division sociology courses.

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