Develop an understanding of WebCHIP procedures for examining cross-tabulations and introducing controls._x000D_
Develop hypotheses and identify the independent and dependent variable implied in an hypothesis._x000D_
Investigate and describe the relationship between two variables and assess whether the relationship supports or contradicts the hypothesis being tested._x000D_
Explore racial differences and historical trends in the structure of the U.S. population._x000D_
Examine differences in socioeconomic differences between birth cohorts.
This activity is used in a Populations Problems class for undergraduate students. This activity looks at population in the in the 1990s and the labor force and educational attainment over time in the United States.
Please see File Attachment(s).
This activity uses four customized data sets; one made from the 1990 census and three made from census trend data combining census information from 1950-1990. 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!