AbstractData reproducibility is becoming increasingly important in the social sciences, but it has yet to be incorporated into many undergraduate sociology programs. This note describes a service-learning activity that can be added to an introductory statistics course. Students partner with a nonprofit and analyze quantitative data to answer questions selected by...
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- Quantitative Methodology
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- Any Level
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Learning Goals and Assessments
- Increase literacy in quantitative methodology.
- Achieve understanding in how to create reproducible data.
- Understand the value of communication about data decisions.
- Use of a comparison group from another discipline