Workshop: Census and ACS in the Classroom: A virtual workshop for college professors
(held in conjunction with the 2021 annual meeting of the Population Association of America)
When: May 5, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)
Description: This workshop will focus on how professors can integrate the analysis of US Census and American Community Survey (ACS) data in relevant, user-friendly ways in such courses as Intro Sociology, Social Problems, Stratification, Race Relations, the Family, Sociology of Aging, Population, and more. Participants will learn about the Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN.net) directed by Professor William Frey at the University of Michigan. Related supplemental material on Census and population topics produced by Population Reference Bureau (PRB) will also be presented by Dr. Mark Mather of PRB. Finally, Professor Andrew Beveridge will demonstrate the popular Census and ACS interactive data and mapping tool, Social Explorer
William H. Frey, Social Science Data Analysis Network, www.SSDAN.net
Mark Mather, Population Reference Bureau, www.PRB.org
Andrew Beveridge, Queens College and Social Explorer www.socialexplorer.com
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