AbstractIn this essay, I discuss several lessons I have learned for how to successfully engage students in quantitative data analysis, especially in introductory, non-statistics courses. These lessons include offering activities that allow exploration, challenge but do not overwhelm students, move students towards cumulative learning in the course and in the...
- Subject Area(s):
- Introduction to Sociology/Social Problems
- Resource Type(s):
- Assignment, Essay
- Class Level(s):
- Any Level
- Class Size(s):
Learning Goals and Assessments
- To introduce students to quantitative data analysis in introductory level sociology courses.
- Written assignments that use quantitative data analysis