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A Quantitative Analysis of Pausanias' Testimony on Athletic Statues at Olympia part of Examples
This page authored by Jorge Bravo, Carleton College, based on an original activity by Jorge Bravo, Carleton College.
Students read an ancient account of the statues of athletes at Olympia and extract from it a set of data presented in a spreadsheet. After analyzing the data using tables, graphs, and maps, the students use quantitative reasoning combined with qualitative arguments to write a paper about how Pausanias' account of the statues reflects both his own biases and the cultural norms of ancient Greek athletics.

Do Quantitative Indicators Make Qualitative Meaning?: Analysis of World Development Indicators, Human Development Indicators, and Happy Planet Indicators part of Examples
Tun Myint, Carleton College
The following urls contains relevant materials for this assignment: http://www.happyplanetindex.org/public-data/files/happy-planet-index-2-0.pdf http://go.worldbank.org/UWABM2F1J0 http://hdr.undp.org/en/media/HDI_methodology.pdf

Quantitative Review of a Political Science Documentary/Movie part of Examples
Tun Myint, Carleton College
This assignment is designed to introduce quantitative reasoning and critical thinking in viewing documentary videos on the issues of development. Students will write a review essay about one of three designated documentaries for the course.

Introduction to the Ethnographic Atlas part of Examples
This page is authored by Jerome Levi, Carleton College, using the online Ethnographic Atlas, http://lucy.ukc.ac.uk/EthnoAtlas/ethno.html
Introduction to the Ethnographic Atlas and the integration of quantitative and qualitative data analysis through the use of cross-cultural cross-tabulations.

From Acadia to Acadiana: Tracing the exile of the Acadians from Nova Scotia to Louisiana (1755-1785) part of Examples
This page and project is authored by Stephanie Cox, Carleton College.
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
Mary Savina, Carleton College
This activity asks students to explain earthquake hazard probabilities to a lay audience of citizens, government officials and others.

Creating and Reading Two-Way Tables - Pendulum and Sobriety Testing part of Examples
Semra Kilic-Bahi, Colby-Sawyer College
This activity involves students actively to create and understand two-way tables.

Measuring Wellbeing across Racial Groups using Data and Statistics part of Examples
Jenny Wahl, Carleton College economics department, authored this page.
This set of assignments exposes students to statistics and data pertaining to economic wellbeing over time across racial (black-white)categories in the U.S.

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