# Examples

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Placing a Community: Demographic Contexts part of Examples

This assignment asks students to examine several recent U.S. census tables about Hispanics and educational attainment and write a brief report that details the conclusions they reach.

Analyzing Data on American Political Divisions part of Examples

Students conducted data analysis about American political divisions and created two papers from this data analysis. Sutdents were assigned to group projects involving data analysis assigned chapters in MICROCASE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT, a textbook that includes access to a variety of datasets.

Age Dependency Ratios: Numbers in Context part of Examples

This activity involves computing dependency ratios and interpreting these numbers in context.

Accuracy and Apparent Accuracy in Medical Testing part of Examples

Finding the best water line: the least squares method in action part of Examples

Students experiment with the slope and y-intercept of a line representing a hose used to water several bushes, and try to minimize the total squared error produced by the line.

Data Rich Economic Policy Brief part of Examples

This assignment asks students to write a data-rich policy brief, showing their ability to apply standard microeconomic models and contextualizing the policy debate with numeric evidence.

Calculating Divorce Rates part of Examples

This exercise from a course in family sociology asseses students' ability to interpret divorce rates from provided spreadsheet data and to critically analyze three articles that use divorce rates in their content.

Understanding Exponential Growth in the Context of Population Models part of Examples

This set of short assignments gives students practice with exponential models in the context of the growing human population.

Introducing Introductory Psychology Students to Quantitative Analysis part of 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.

Descriptive Statistics Project part of Examples