June 2012 Workshop for teachers of quantitative methods for social science undergraduates

Alan Agresti and Laura Stoker: Workshop for teachers of quantitative methods for social science undergraduates

This workshop for teachers, or would-be teachers, of quantitative methods for undergraduate social scientists took place at the Department of Sociology, University of Oxford in June 2012.

Alan Agresti and Laura Stoker discussed their experiences and what they think works well for teaching quantitative methods in the social sciences. There were presentations from both speakers, question and answer, and structured discussion sessions.

Speakers

Alan Agresti

Alan Agresti is Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Statistics, University of Florida. He has written more than 100 articles and six books, including Categorical Data Analysis, which has received more than 12,000 citations in journal articles, and Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences (with Barbara Finlay), an introductory textbook for undergraduate or graduate students. He received an Honorary Doctor of Science from De Montfort University in 1999, the Statistician of the Year Award from the Chicago chapter of the American Statistical Association in 2003, and the first Herman Callaert Leadership Award in Statistical Education and Dissemination from Hasselt University, Belgium in 2004. He has lectured on categorical data methods in more than 30 countries.

Click here for slides from Alan Agresti's presentation

Click here for an audio podcast of Alan Agresti's presentation or search for 'Alan Agresti Oxford' in the iTunes store. Podcasts are free to access and download.

Click here for a video podcast of Alan Agresti's presentation or search for 'Alan Agresti Oxford' in the iTunes store. Podcasts are free to access and download.

 

Laura Stoker

Laura Stoker is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, where she lectures on quantitative methods and analysis. Her research focuses on the development and change of political attitudes, and behaviour, and she has published widely in this area. She also writes on topics at the intersection of research design and statistics, including the optimal design of multi-level studies, problems of aggregation in cross-sectional and longitudinal research, and design-based approaches to estimating age, period, and cohort effects. She regularly teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on research design and statistics. Stoker has served on the Board of Overseers of the American National Election Studies 1994-2002 (Chair 2000-2002). She was a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, a Hallsworth Fellow at the University of Manchester and a Politics Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford University.

Click here for a video podcast of Laura Stoker's presentation or search for 'Laura Stoker Oxford' in the iTunes store. Podcasts are free to access and download.

Click here for an audio podcast of Laura Stoker's presentationor search for 'Laura Stoker Oxford' in the iTunes store. Podcasts are free to access and download.

Event Properties

Event date: 29-Jun-2012 11:00 am
Event End Date: 29-Jun-2012 4:00 pm
Cut off date 01-May-2012
Individual Price Free
Location Seminar Room G
We are no longer accepting registration for this event