Using software to access and analyze data from ACS
Identifying independent and dependent variables
Employing control variables
Learning how to construct, read, and interpret bivariate tables displaying frequencies and percentages
Creating visual tools representing quantitative data in the form of charts or graphs
Identifying trends of educational attainment over time
Using real world data to enhance and support key course concepts
Describing trends of educational attainment in the US
Applying sociological perspectives to understand trends of education attainment by gender and race
Using a sociological imagination to relate education trends to broader social contexts
The module contains instruments for pre/post assessment.
Instructions on how to gather data from the census and ACS data using WebCHIP are included.