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Comparing Journalistic Reports to Primary Sources of Research part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
A set of three short writing assignments were designed to encourage students to think critically about the way that scientific research is reported by the popular media and the reasons that research may or may not be reported in a way that could be construed as misleading.

Subject: Psychology
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing, Writing:Quantitative Writing, Communication Skills

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

Subject: Psychology, Political Science
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing, Writing:Quantitative Writing, Teaching with Data, Models, Visuals, & Technology:Teaching with Data, Communication Skills, Quantitative Skills:Quantitative Literacy, Quantitative Skills

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

Subject: Psychology
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing, Teaching with Data, Models, Visuals, & Technology:Teaching with Data, Quantitative Skills:Quantitative Literacy

Introducing Introductory Psychology Students to Quantitative Analysis part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
An assignment that involves introductory psychology students in the analysis a data set on personality traits and their relationship to measures of happiness and well-being.

Subject: Psychology
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Quantitative Skills:Quantitative Literacy, Communication Skills, Teaching with Data, Models, Visuals, & Technology:Teaching with Data, Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing, Communication Skills:Writing

Writing about Numbers We Should Know part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This opening assignment for an introductory quantitative reasoning course asks students to write about "Numbers We Should Know." Its goal is to help students begin to think quantitatively, evaluate the sources of quantitative information critically, and write using numbers precisely and thoughtfully.

Subject: Mathematics, Psychology, Economics
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing, Communication Skills, :Writing

Becoming a Psychology Scholar part of National Numeracy Network:Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This assignment takes indtroductory psychology students step-by-step through the research process.

Subject: Psychology
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