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Measuring Wellbeing across Racial Groups using Data and Statistics part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
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.

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

Teaching Principles Students How to Assess the State of the Economy part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
Principles of economics students are asked to collect and analyze data on a few macro economic aggregates to give them a first taste of empirical work.

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

Comparison of GDP and the Human Development Index (HDI). part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This assignment exposes students to data on economic growth anddevelopment as commonly measured by per capita GDP and the HumanDevelopment Index (HDI) for 100 countries of the world. There is a bigdebate about how good an indicator HDI is compared to GDP per capita asa measure of development.

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

Economic Development of British Colonial America part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing: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.

Subject: Economics
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative 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

Exploring Economic Inequality with Data part of Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This set of assignments exposes students to data which can be used to analyze economic inequality in international and historical context. Then students are asked to generate a thesis-driven argument drawing supporting evidence from one or more of the data sources.

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

Statistical Graphs: Aids Cases and Deaths by Year and Historical Poverty in the US part of National Numeracy Network:Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples

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

Two Views of a Tax Cut part of National Numeracy Network:Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples

Subject: Mathematics:Statistics:Data Presentation, Economics
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Communication Skills, :Writing:Quantitative Writing, Communication Skills:Writing

The Effect of Race and Ethnicity on High School Graduation Rates in Florida part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Teaching Methods:Undergraduate Research:Examples
In this individual research project, a senior thesis student conducts a regression analysis that investigates the effects of race, ethnicity, and poverty on high school graduation rates in Florida. The data are easily obtainable from the Florida Department of Education. The project can be modified to be a group research project in a Research Methods Class or a Special Topics Upper Level Economics class.

Subject: Sociology, Economics
New Pedagogic Methods: Writing: Quantitative Skills:Quantitative Literacy, Teaching with Spreadsheets, Pedagogic Methods:Projects:Student Research, Quantitative Skills:Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum, Special Topics:Teaching with Literature, Communication Skills:Writing:Quantitative Writing

Economic argument about increasing fuel efficiency part of National Numeracy Network:Teaching Resources:Quantitative Writing:Examples
Critique of an economic argument about increasing fuel efficiency involving linear and exponential growth.

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

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