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12 matches# Quantitative Skills

- Algebra 1 match
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Quantitative Review of an Article part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples

Tun Myint, Carleton College

Students will read an academic article critically and write a review of the article.

Modeling: (1) Revenue Neutral Carbon Taxes; (2) Accelerated atmospheric C02 concentrations part of SISL:2012 Sustainability in Math Workshop:Activities

Martin Walter

Design a revenue neutral carbon tax and a plan for implementation; together with a model for what happens if we do not institute such a tax-system.

Economics of installing Solar PV panels: is it worth it to the individual? part of SISL:2012 Sustainability in Math Workshop:Activities

Martin Walter

We show that it is economical for an individual to install solar photovoltaic panels in Denver, Colorado; and this is a sustainable strategy for society at large.

Political Psychology - Public Political Attitudes Assignment part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples

Greg Marfleet, Carleton College

Students were asked to compare their estimates of public opinion on several current issues to the actual values obtained through the analysis of National Surveys. The objective was to explore a common social attribution error and to acquire familiarity with data sources and on-line analysis tools.

The Logic of Congressional Elections part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples

, Carleton College

A variety of quantitative approaches to Congressional elections in which students learn the causes of electoral outcomes, the predictability of those outcomes, and intervening variables that produce unexpected outcomes.

Assessing the Measurement and Validity of Ambiguous Concepts in Ethnic Conflict Datasets part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples

Devashree Gupta, Carleton College

This assignment introduces students to commonly used datasets in ethnic conflict studies. It also encourages them to think critically about data quality and measurement challenges when using large datasets.

Building an Electoral Dataset and Testing Hypotheses with the Data part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples

Alfred Montero, Carleton College

Undergraduate student project for building datasets and analyzing the electoral, party system, and mass behavioral characteristics for a set of countries.

The Role of Audience in Quantitative Writing part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples

Julian Westerhout, Carleton College

This workshop entails the reading of a highly quantitative article, summarizing it for a different audience, and reflecting upon what choices and opportunities audience presents for quantitative writers.

Graphically Presenting Quantitative Relationships: Elements of Effective Posters part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples

Julian Westerhout, Carleton College

This workshop involves students in evaluating the efficacy of posters as a communication tool, focusing on elements of clarity in poster and graphic design.

Analyzing Data on American Political Divisions part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples

Steven Schier, Carleton College

Students conducted data analysis about American political divisions and created two papers from this data analysis. Sutdents were assigned to group projects involving data analysis assigned chapters in MICROCASE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT, a textbook that includes access to a variety of datasets.