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2000 Midterm I + Solutions
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Midterm examination for a class at MIT covering game theory and its applications to economics. The one-hour-and-twenty-minute open book examination asks open ended theoretical questions. The exam contains questions and solutions.

Subject:
Mathematics
Economics
Material Type:
Assessment
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
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TeachingWithData.org
Author:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Muhamet Yildiz
Acculturation
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Acculturation is usually in the direction of a minority group adopting habits and language patterns of the dominant or host society, acculturation can be reciprocal. The goal of this module is to explore the assimilation and separation/ethnic competition models of acculturation.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
ICPSR
Age and Attitudes about the Rights of Homosexuals: A Data-Driven Learning Guide
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This is a learning module that uses data to investigate trends in attitudes regarding the rights of homosexuals in the United States from the early 1990s through 2007.

Subject:
Life Science
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
ICPSR
The Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply Model
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Short explanation with graphical quiz to check understanding, on the changes in aggregate demand, short run aggregate supply and long run aggregate supply and the things that can change them.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
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TeachingWithData.org
Author:
Denis Kaufman
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Altruism: A Data-Driven Learning Guide
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Prosocial behavior is a term used by social psychologists to refer to a broad category of actions that are considered to be beneficial to others and to have positive social consequences. One type of prosocial behavior is altruism--helping that is intended to provide aid to someone else with no expectations of getting something in return.The goal of this exercise is to explore some of the factors that may influence altruistic behavior. Crosstabulation will be used.

Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
ICPSR
The American Dream at the Turn of the 21st Century: A Data-Driven Learning Guide
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The goal of this exercise is to compare people's attitudes about the American Dream with their experiences of upward mobility at the turn of the 21st century. Crosstabulation will be used.

Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
ICPSR
American Identity and Immigrant Resentment: A Data-Driven Learning Guide
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The goal of this exercise is to explore the relationship between social identity and attitudes toward out-group members. Frequency distributions, crosstabulations, correlations, and multiple regression will be used.

Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
ICPSR
Attitudes about Global Warming in the United States: A Data-Driven Learning Guide
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The goal of this module is to explore some of the factors that might be associated with an individual's level of concern about the environment and global warming. Crosstabulations, frequency distributions, and bar charts will be used.

Subject:
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
ICPSR
Attitudes about Racial Discrimination and Racial Inequality in the US: A Data-Driven Learning Guide
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The goal of this module is to explore White and Black Americans' attitudes about racial discrimination and racial inequality. Crosstabulation will be used.

Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
ICPSR
Attitudes toward Electoral Accountability: A Data-Driven Learning Guide
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The goal of this module is to explore attitudes about government accountability and their relationship to political participation in the U.S. Crosstabulation will be used.

Subject:
Political Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
ICPSR
Attitudinal Stability on Short- and Long-term Issues: A Data-Driven Learning Guide
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The goal of this exercise is to explore the differences in the stability of attitudes about long term and short term issues. Correlation coefficients, comparisons of correlations, and T-statistics will be used.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
ICPSR
BJS Dynamic Data Tools
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Bureau of Justice Statistics offers dynamic data analysis tools allows you to generate tables and graphs of arrest, recidivism, federal case processing among other data.

Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics
BRFSS: Prevalence Data and Data Analysis Tools
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RFSS is the nation's premier system of health-related telephone surveys that collect state data about U.S. residents regarding their health-related risk behaviors, chronic health conditions, and use of preventive services. BRFSS collects data in all 50 states as well as the District of Columbia and three U.S. territories. BRFSS completes more than 400,000 adult interviews each year, making it the largest continuously conducted health survey system in the world. These tools allow the user to perform various analyses and display the data in different means. 

Subject:
Information Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
Center for Disease Control
Body Image, Gender, and School Experience in Adolescence
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The goal of this exercise is to explore the ways in which adolescents' body image is related to attitudes and experiences in school. Particular attention will be paid to similarities and differences between boys and girls.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
ICPSR
Brookings Institution Interactive: The Final Countdown: Prospects for Ending Extreme Poverty by 2030
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Over a billion people worldwide live on less than $1.25 a day. But that number is falling. This has given credence to the idea that extreme poverty can be eliminated in a generation. A new study by Brookings researchers examines the prospects for ending extreme poverty by 2030 and the factors that will determine progress toward this goal. The interactive tool below allows users to explore the study’s key findings.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
Brookings Institution
CIA World Factbook: European Union
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The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.

Subject:
Engineering
Economics
Material Type:
Data Set
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
Central Intelligence Agency
CIA World Factbook: United Kingdom
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The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.

Subject:
Engineering
Economics
Material Type:
Data Set
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
Central Intelligence Agency
Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies
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This resource provides statistical data pertaining to state and local law enforcement, including: personnel, operating expenditures, 9-1-1 participation, computers and information systems, video cameras, police-public contact, and law enforcement training academies.

Subject:
Criminal Justice
Material Type:
Data Set
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
U.S. Department of Justice
Child Well-Being and Equity in the US: Online Data and Analysis Tool
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The site allows users to create customized profiles, rankings and maps that make data visual and digestible. It also features a neighborhood-level child opportunity index, the first of its kind, developed in partnership with the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at Ohio State University. In addition to providing this index and hundreds of standard measures broken down by race and ethnicity, this site also generates unique, equity-focused data on known structural factors that drive existing disparities among varying racial and ethnic groups. It allows users to zoom in from a national perspective to ever-small levels of geography: examining individual metropolitan areas, school districts, and in some cases even neighborhoods, providing pinpoint views of the often nuanced inequities present among children of varying racial and ethnic groups.

Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
Institute for Child, Youth, and Family Policy
Civic Participation and Demographics in Rural China: A Data-Driven Learning Guide
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The goal of this exercise is to examine the relationship between demographic characteristics and different forms of civic participation in China. Crosstabulation will be used.

Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
ICPSR
Community Colleges and Globalization
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Syllabus and lesson plans for a five class -- three hours per class. The curriculum on globalization and the ways in which community colleges can adapt to prepare students for it.

Subject:
Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
National Louis Univeristy
Rebecca Lake
Country Statistical Profiles
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Database of a series of statistical indicators, primarily economic, but also social and educational, on each OECD countries. Can be viewed either online or downloaded as excel files. The excel downloads also allow for graphical comparisons with other OECD countries.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Data Set
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
Data Management Plan Tutorial, Penn State University
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The Census Flows Mapper is a web mapping application intended to provide users with a simple interface to view, save and print county-to-county migration flows maps of the United States. The data are from the 2006-2010 American Community Survey.

Subject:
Computer Science
Material Type:
Data Set
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
US Census Bureau
Data Resource Center for Child & Adolescent Health
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The mission of the Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health (DRC) is to advance the effective use of public data on the status of children’s health and health-related services for children, youth and families in the United States. The DRC does this by providing hands-on access to national, state, and regional data findings from large population-based surveys. Data are collected from parents and thus contribute a much needed voice in the drive to improve the quality of health care for children and youth.

Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health
Datafinder: U.S. and International Data
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Interactive tables provides data on home ownership, housing expenses, education, health and other topics. Data can be presented by nation,region, and city (only in US).

Subject:
Information Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
Population Resource Bureau