Teaching quantitative methods : getting the basics right / Geoff Payne and Malcolm Williams.

By: Payne, Geoff, 1944-Contributor(s): Williams, Malcolm, 1953-Material type: TextTextPublication details: Los Angeles, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2011Description: xii, 187p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9781848600003; 1848600003; 9781848600010 (pbk.); 1848600011 (pbk.)Subject(s): Social sciences -- Statistical methods -- Study and teaching | Statistics -- Study and teaching | Social sciences -- Research -- MethodologyDDC classification: 300.721
Contents:
Introduction : The 'Crisis of number' : informed citizens, competent social scientists / Geoff Payne and Malcolm Williams -- Mapping the academic landscape of quantitative methods / Geoff Payne -- Best practices in quantitative methods teaching : comparing social science curricula across countries / Jonathan Parker -- The place of quantification in the professional training of sociologists : some career reflections / Martin Bulmer -- Challenges and opportunities for developing teaching in quantitative methods / Malcolm Williams and Carole Sutton -- How to teach the reluctant and terrified to love statistics : the importance of context in teaching quantitative methods in the social sciences / Katharine Adeney and Sean Carey -- Improving he teaching of quantitative methods to undergraduate social scientists : understanding and overcoming the barriers / Jane Falkingham and Teresa McGowan -- Increasing secondary analysis in undergraduate dissertations : a pilot project / Jo Wathan, Mark Brown and Lee Williamson -- Mathematics for economics : enhancing teaching and learning / Rebecca Taylor and Angela Scott -- Jorum : a national service for learning and teaching / Jackie Carter -- The problem, strategies and resources in teaching quantitative methods : the way forward / Matthew David.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : The 'Crisis of number' : informed citizens, competent social scientists / Geoff Payne and Malcolm Williams -- Mapping the academic landscape of quantitative methods / Geoff Payne -- Best practices in quantitative methods teaching : comparing social science curricula across countries / Jonathan Parker -- The place of quantification in the professional training of sociologists : some career reflections / Martin Bulmer -- Challenges and opportunities for developing teaching in quantitative methods / Malcolm Williams and Carole Sutton -- How to teach the reluctant and terrified to love statistics : the importance of context in teaching quantitative methods in the social sciences / Katharine Adeney and Sean Carey -- Improving he teaching of quantitative methods to undergraduate social scientists : understanding and overcoming the barriers / Jane Falkingham and Teresa McGowan -- Increasing secondary analysis in undergraduate dissertations : a pilot project / Jo Wathan, Mark Brown and Lee Williamson -- Mathematics for economics : enhancing teaching and learning / Rebecca Taylor and Angela Scott -- Jorum : a national service for learning and teaching / Jackie Carter -- The problem, strategies and resources in teaching quantitative methods : the way forward / Matthew David.

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