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Shifting Attitudes on the Second Shift: A Statistical Analysis of Women and Work part of Examples
(How) have public attitudes about work and gender changed over the last 25 years? Using the General Social Survey (available online) students will conduct a descriptive statistical analysis of Americans perceptions about women and work from 1988. They will then contextualize their findings within the contemporary literature about these issues.
Economic Development of British Colonial America part of Examples
Through a close study of a rich set of demographic and economic statistics, students will see the development over 150 years of two similar yet divergent colonies (Virginia and Barbados). They will work through population, land use, and trade statistics with closely-guiding questions in order to find links between one set of numbers and another.
Two Views of a Tax Cut part of Examples
Understanding Acid-Base Titrations using Microsoft Excel part of Examples
This exercise uses a PowerPoint learning module to help students understand the relationship between pH and hydronium concentration in acid-base titrations.
Becoming a Psychology Scholar part of Examples
This assignment takes indtroductory psychology students step-by-step through the research process.
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.
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.
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.
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.