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The Anatomy of a Rate Law part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This assignment teaches geochemistry students to explain the mathematical forms of rate laws, and organize paragraphs in their writing assignments properly.

The Effect of Race and Ethnicity on High School Graduation Rates in Florida part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Undergraduate Research:Example
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.

Economic Development of British Colonial America part of Pedagogy in Action:Library: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.

Shifting Attitudes on the Second Shift: A Statistical Analysis of Women and Work part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing: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.

Learning About Racial Demography Using the US Census part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing:Examples
The purpose of this activity is to give students the opportunity to learn how the US Census categorizes race and analyze racialized descriptive statistics. They will get a chance to digest the material in the Census reports, and teach it to others.

Replicating Results of Famous Empirical Papers part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Undergraduate Research:Example

Introduction to the Ethnographic Atlas part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing: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 Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing: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 Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing: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 Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This activity asks students to explain earthquake hazard probabilities to a lay audience of citizens, government officials and others.

Computer Security with Windows XP part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing:Examples

Class in America--2008 part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This is a writing assignment for first-year composition. Students have a sample essay that uses statistics and case studies as evidence. Students are asked to use statistics persuasively.

Creating and Reading Two-Way Tables - Pendulum and Sobriety Testing part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This activity involves students actively to create and understand two-way tables.

Measuring Wellbeing across Racial Groups using Data and Statistics part of Pedagogy in Action:Library: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.

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Teaching Principles Students How to Assess the State of the Economy part of Pedagogy in Action:Library: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.

Empirical Economics Research Proposal part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This assignment asks students to propose an original research question and identify data that could be used to answer that question.

Analyzing the Last Five Years of the US Economy for an Intermediate Macro Course part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing:Examples
Intermediate students are asked to analyze data on the components of consumption and investment expenditures and explanatory variables based on textbook models of each. Students look for rough correlations between the explanatory and dependent variables.

Writing Precise Explanations of Graphic/Tabular Display of Economic Data part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This assignment asks for short, precise explanations of economic data displayed in graphs and tables.

Examining Prosocial Behavior Quantitatively: An Activity for Introductory Psychology Students part of Pedagogy in Action:Library: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.

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