Using software to access and analyze census data_x000D_
Identifying independent and dependent variables_x000D_
Employing control variables_x000D_
Forming testable hypotheses using quantitative data_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_
Translating data findings to inform decision making_x000D_
Using real world data to enhance and support key course concepts_x000D_
Use demographic information to understand inequalities for the disabled in the United States
This activity is used in a Sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity looks at disabilities and inequalities in the United States.
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This activity uses five customized data sets made from the 1990 U.S. Census. 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!
Original Archive Module: http://www.ssdan.net/datacounts/modules/index/hall_dis_index.shtml