Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods
Sefydliad Ymchwil Gymdeithasol ac Economaidd, Data a Dulliau Cymru

Closing Conference

Quantitative Methods Teaching and Pedagogy Conference

Overview

This conference, the final event in our RDI on “Training Quantitative Social Sciences Teachers”, brought together ideas and materials developed throughout the workshop series on the following themes:

  • Teaching the ‘core’ UG quantitative methods
  • Embedding QM in social science teaching
  • Developing effective assessments
  • Suggested projects for third/final year dissertation projects
  • Building links with schools and potential employers

Speakers

Ted Gerber (Winconsin-Madison)
Marc Swyngedouw (Leuven)
Don Treiman (UCLA)
Richard Zijdeman (Utrecht)

The Keynote talk, presented by Professor Donal Treiman was entitled 'UK: No Country for Old Quants?".

Download materials from the workshop by clicking here.

Resources

To download all the martials from the workshop please click the Workshop Materials button. Download individual resources using the table below. 

Speaker

Title

Downloads

Malcolm Williams

Introduction

 

Video

Karin Bottom

Not Just About Doing the Right Test: Building and Sustaining Interest in Quantitative Social Research

Presentation

Video

Ralf Becker

Lectures: Are We Wasting Everyone's Time?

Presentation

Video

Stephanie Fleischer

Tackling Challenges Teaching QM: A New Improved 'Introduction to Research Methods'

Presentation

Video

Morag Henderson

Learning Your αβγ: A Reflection on Teaching Statistics

Presentation 

Video

Don Treiman

“UK: No Country for Old Quants?” – Teaching Quantitative Teachers

 

Video

Tamsin Barber

Enhancing QM in Combined Methods Courses

Presentation

Video

Stephen Hinchliffe

Teaching QM to Meet the Needs of the Workplace

Presentation

Video

Sarah Hayes

Significance Beyond the Numbers: Assessing First Year Sociology Students

Presentation

Video

Anna Pechurina

Embedding Research and QM in UG Sociology Teaching

Presentation

Video 

Carole Sutton, Sin Yi Cheung

Embedding Philosophy, Pedagogy and Practice: How Hard Can It Be?

Presentation

Video

Carole Sutton, Sin Yi Cheung

Cardiff Curriculum Innovation Project:
Sampled Embedded Materials

Handout

 

Ted Gerber, Richard Zijdeman

Discussant Post Session 1

 

Video

Don Treiman

Discussant Post Session 2

 

Video

Marc Swyngedouw

   

Video