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Age Dependency Ratios: Numbers in Context part of Examples
This activity involves computing dependency ratios and interpreting these numbers in context.
Storyboarding With Data: Using Quantitative Reading to Teach Research Writing part of Examples
By using a multi-part storyboard approach, we aim to teach participants how to critically assess visual information in research articles. In this exercise, we have three workshop activities: (1) assessing a single figure, (2) assessing a series of figures to determine coherence across a data set, (3) drafting the text for a research article around those visual representations of data.
Economic argument about increasing fuel efficiency part of Examples
Critique of an economic argument about increasing fuel efficiency involving linear and exponential growth.
Rainfall and Elevation: A Charting and Critical Thinking Exercise part of Examples
Descriptive Statistics Project part of Examples
From Acadia to Acadiana: Tracing the exile of the Acadians from Nova Scotia to Louisiana (1755-1785) part of Examples
Students will create 3D time lines using Bee Docs© tracing the different branches of dispersal caused by the Great Deportation of the Acadians from Nova Scotia in 1755. The collection of time lines will be donated to the Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Explaining Seismic Hazard Probabilities part of Examples
This activity asks students to explain earthquake hazard probabilities to a lay audience of citizens, government officials and others.
Writing about Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum part of Examples
Students write a review of a new SSAC module after they have used SSAC modules themselves as learning activities in their course.
Introduction to the Ethnographic Atlas part of Examples
Introduction to the Ethnographic Atlas and the integration of quantitative and qualitative data analysis through the use of cross-cultural cross-tabulations.
Class in America--2008 part of Examples
This is a writing assignment for first-year composition. Students have a sample essay that uses statistics and case studies as evidence. Students are asked to use statistics persuasively.