Teaching Resources

Modules
For use in social science research methods or substantive courses. Conceptual and substantive chapters, plus downloadable codebooks, data sets and exercises using SPSS or other statistical software packages.


Handouts and Other Courseware
Instructional handouts, PowerPoint presentations, videos, etc. are available from SSRIC and others.

Exercises
Stand-alone exercises with downloadable codebooks and data sets, for use in introductory, substantive, or research methods courses in the social sciences using SPSS or other statistical software. Unlike the modules, they contain little or no theoretical material.


Links to Other Instructional Sites
Links to resources for teaching graphs, maps, research design, sampling, SPSS, statistics, as well as general resources for teaching data analysis.
Online Textbooks
The following freely accessible online texts are currently available:
  • Exercises Using the 2014 General Social Survey: Statistics. Ed Nelson.
  • IBM SPSS Statistics for Windows 22.0: A Basic Tutorial Ed Nelson (ed.), with individual chapters by Linda Fiddler, John Korey, Ed Nelson, and Elizabeth Ness Nelson.
  • Introduction to Research Methods in Political Science: POWERMUTT (Politically-Oriented, Web-Enhanced Research Methods for Undergraduates - Topics and Tools) John L. Korey.
Submitting Materials
If you would like to contribute material to our depository of teaching resources, please contact your campus SSRIC representative.
Instructional Data Subsets
This page contains links to data and codebooks that can be used on a stand alone basis as instructors see fit.

 

Last updated: February 15, 2017.