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Teaching & Learning Political Science in 2024: Research to Help Us All
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This page features compilations of links to data collections, authors, and journals for political science research on teaching and learning.
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Teach Political Analysis
Theory & Concepts:
The Essentials of Political Analysis, 6th Edition. Classic introductory text, clear writing, helps students learn, great ancillaries. More info.
Companions for SPSS, Stata, Excel & R. Practice with software of your choice.
MORE FOR TEACHERS: Sample Course Syllabi featuring our textbooks, varied software, with/without paper assignments
Review Terms for 5 Minutes - Pick chapters or just press play for quick study
Run Live R Demos in Browser - Excellent for online teaching
Links to More Resources for Teaching Political Analysis
Watch & Learn
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Duke University Department of Political Science
Wide range of videos on political science education, developments, and

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Choosing & Selecting Statistical Functions
Shows you how to access statistical functions and execute them (6:49).data
MORE VIDEOS: Lecture Videos for The Essentials of Political Analysis
Learn How-To Do It with Video Tutorials for R, Stata, SPSS, and Excel
More Q. Than A.
Racial Segregation in American Prisons: How Widespread?
Racial segregation seems to be standard practice in prison. Prisoners are assigned to cells or cell block based on their race. Separating prisoners by race is deemed necessary for safety, […]

MORE QUESTIONS: Why Did State Legislatures Give Up Power to Pick Presidential Electors?
Habeas Corpus Requirements Need Clarity

Blogs, Podcasts & Journals
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Teaching Learning Resources
Political Science Games
Classroom resources and activities, blog, great for online classesdata
Advanced Regression Analysis
Materials, including slides and code samples, from Dave Armstrong's ICPSR
Using Big Data to Solve Economic and Social Problems
Complete resources for course, taught by Raj Chetty, on how 'big data' can be used to understand and solve important
Center for Research on Learning and Teaching at the University of Michigan
Founded in 1962, encourages the creation of learning environments in which diverse students can learn and
Interactive Statistical Pages
A compilation of links to web pages that perform statistical
Applied Survey Methods
Web site for book by Jelke Bethlehem, University of
RMUoHP Biostatistics Resource Channel
Contains lectures related to statistical techniques and theory. Also contains short screencasts demonstrating SPSS analysis
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New Articles with Replication Data
Pre-Analysis Plans: An Early StocktakingGeorge K. Ofosu, +1 more author (2023) POP, more info.
#polisci Twitter: A Descriptive Analysis of How Political Scientists Use Twitter in 2019James Bisbee, +2 more authors (2022) POP, more info.
Geographical Coverage in Political Science ResearchMatthew Wilson, +1 more author (2022) POP, more info.
Can We Do Better? Replication and Online Appendices in Political ScienceJonathan Grossman, +1 more author (2021) POP, more info.
Dalton and Putnam: Teaching Political Polarization to Generation Z StudentsMark McBeth, +2 more authors (2021) PS, more info.
Elusive Inclusion: Persistent Challenges Facing Women of Color in Political ScienceJessica Lavariega Monforti, +1 more author (2021) PS, more info.
Examining Senior Seminar and Curricular Reform at an HBCUMatthew Platt (2021) PS, more info.
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