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Building an Electoral Dataset and Testing Hypotheses with the Data part of Examples
Alfred Montero
Undergraduate student project for building datasets and analyzing the electoral, party system, and mass behavioral characteristics for a set of countries.

Political Psychology - Public Political Attitudes Assignment part of 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.

Cultural Reading of movies in an advanced culture class in French part of Examples
Christine Lac, Carleton College
Students analyze the cultural relevance of various French films with the help of statistical data.

Examining Prosocial Behavior Quantitatively: An Activity for Introductory Psychology Students part of Examples
Kenneth Abrams, Carleton College
For this psychology project, students in small groups will design and execute a study on helping behavior and then analyze and interpret the results.

American Politics Group Data Projects part of Examples
Steven Schier
SETUPS (Empirical Teaching Unites in Political Science) data, published by the American Political Science Association, will be employed in group data analysis projects in an American Government class. Students then use results from these reports in composing an essay question on the course's final exam.

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.