Using software to access and analyze census data_x000D_
Identifying independent and dependent variables_x000D_
Forming testable hypotheses using quantitative data_x000D_
Learning how to construct, read, and interpret bivariate tables displaying frequencies and percentages_x000D_
Using real world data to enhance and support key course concepts_x000D_
Use Census data and different data sets to write about social inequality.
This activity is used in an Introduction to Sociology class for undergraduate students. This activity looks at inequality and race/ethnicity in the United States.
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This activity uses ten customized datasets on the DataCounts! website made from the 1990 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!
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