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View Resource Academic Earth

Academic Earth provides videos of lectures by top scholars in "Subjects" that range from Astronomy to Entrepreneurship to Religion, from "Universities" as celebrated as MIT, Berkeley, Harvard, and Stanford. Visitors must register to view the lectures, but registration is free. There are over 1500 video lectures available, with more being added everyday. In addition to viewing the lectures...

View Resource A Practical Approach to the Introductory Political Science Statistics Course

This article, created by Gary M. Klass of Illinois State University, contains practical information on teaching statistics to a political science class. The author discusses the numerical data that political scientists use in their research. He presents their interpretation of both "political and social indicator data, often called time series data." The data is shown in both tabular, graphical...

View Resource How Random is Random?

Created by Annenberg Media, this site is a tutorial that takes students through a mayoral election process while discussing the concept of randomness. Topics include margin of error and confidence levels. This is a fairly basic lesson, but it does provide a good example of applied statistical theory. Aside from simply addressing the statistics behind the process, the resource also discusses the...

View Resource Political Science

This course seeks to explain how the exercise of government affects daily lives using statistical analysis and mathematical concepts. In particular, the website provides polling projects wherein students take polls and analyze the responses in a practical use of mathematics applied to varied answers. The results can be used to write analytical papers and help students understand how...

View Resource American Political Science Association

The American Political Science Association, founded in 1903, is the leading professional organization for the study of political science and serves more than 15,000 members in over 80 countries. A key component of APSA's mission is to support political science education and professional development of its practitioners. In a variety of ways, the Association seeks to generate a greater...

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