How do socioeconomic outcomes of immigrants vary according to location and race in the New York City Metropolitan Area?

Author(s)
Bill Morgan, Cleveland State University
Learning Goals

Skill_x000D_
After using this module, students will gain skills in:_x000D_
Using software to access and analyze census data_x000D_
Quantitative writing_x000D_
Learning how to construct, read, and interpret bivariate tables displaying frequencies_x000D_
and percentages_x000D_
Creating visual tools representing quantitative data in the form of charts or graphs_x000D_
Using real world data to enhance and support key course concept

Context for Use

This exercise is designed for an advanced sociology class and focuses on education, occupation, race, nativity and earnings in New York.

Description and Teaching Materials

Exercises PDF: http://d32ogoqmya1dw8.cloudfront.net/files/sp/ssdan/examples/exercise_p…_x000D_
Exercises Doc: http://d32ogoqmya1dw8.cloudfront.net/files/sp/ssdan/examples/exercises_…

Assessment

http://www.ssdan.net/datacounts/modules_assessment.html

In this module, students will explore urban residential choice across different populations in New York.
Teaching Notes and Tips

 This activity uses three customized data set made from the 1990 Census and guides students_x000D_
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!

References and Resources

http://www.ssdan.net/datacounts/modules/index/morgan_demexer_index.shtml