ERIC Number: EJ588721
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Quantitative Research Methods: A Quasi-Experimental Analysis.
Bridges, George S.; Gillmore, Gerald M.; Pershing, Jana L.; Bates, Kristin A.
Teaching Sociology, v26 n1 p14-28 Jan 1998
Describes an experiment designed to introduce aspects of quantitative reasoning to a large, substantively-focused class in the social sciences. Reveals that participating students' abilities to interpret and manipulate empirical data increased significantly, independent of baseline SAT verbal and mathematics scores. Discusses implications for teaching quantitative methods. (DSK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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