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Free Harvard Lecture Series: Quantitative Social Science Methods by Gary King

Gary King is the “Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor at Harvard University — one of 25 with Harvard’s most distinguished faculty title — and Director of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science. King develops and applies empirical methods in many areas of social science, focusing on innovations that span the range from statistical theory to practical […]

Categories: Instruction, Online Learning, Opportunities, Quantitative, Research, Research Design, Research Methods, Research Skills, Teaching, Tools and Resources, Video, Webinars

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Archived Webinar: Linking Data to Understand People in Context

Four researchers in the thick of tapping a broad array of information from disparate sources like administrative data, social media, smartphones, the Census, and experiments, and using that data to promote good policies for individual and communities, were panelists for a webinar in late February. A recording of that webinar appears below. “The New Big […]

Categories: Big Data, MentorSpace, Opportunities, Video

Tags: AAPSS, Administrative Data, Social Observatory Coordinating Network

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Archived Webinar: Tips for Overcoming Statistics Anxiety

On November 16, bestselling author Neil J. Salkind  discuss strategies that you can implement to reduce statistics anxiety in your students. Using his more than 30 years of teaching experience, Salkind cover some of the topics that students struggle with most, including correlation, understanding hypotheses, and significance (including z-scores and t-tests). Salkind taught for 35 years […]

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Tags: Neil Salkind, Statistics, Webinar

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