Using software to access and analyze census data_x000D_
Identifying independent and dependent variables_x000D_
Learning how to construct, read, and interpret bivariate tables displaying frequencies and percentages_x000D_
Creating visual tools representing quantitative data in the form of charts or graphs_x000D_
Identifying population trends over time_x000D_
Using real world data to enhance and support key course concepts_x000D_
The goals of this data analysis exercise are to examine changes in marriage and employment over the last fifty years._x000D_
The purposes are to identify the changes that have taken place, and to hypothesize how these changes may affect the process of desistance from crime today.
This activity is used in a Criminology class for undergraduate students. This activity looks as trends in marital status and occupation over time in the United States.
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This activity uses two customized data sets made from combining census information from 1950-2000. It guides students through data manipulation using WebCHIP software found at DataCounts!. To open WebCHIP with the dataset for the activity, please see instructions and links in the exercise documents under teaching materials. For more information on how to use WebCHIP, see the How To section on DataCounts!
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