Using police statistics and crime maps in social science teaching and research - Fiona O’Hara and Karen McComb
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Presentation at the HEA-funded workshop 'Making undergraduate social science count: engaging sociology and criminology students in quantitative research methods'. ...
Presentation at the HEA-funded workshop 'Making undergraduate social science count: engaging sociology and criminology students in quantitative research methods'.
This workshop aimed to encourage pedagogical reflection and debate on the teaching of quantitative methods to sociology/criminology undergraduates and provide delegates with opportunities for the sharing of best practice in this area. The event included dissemination of the outputs of two recent HEA-funded projects on teaching research methods in the social sciences. Delegates were also introduced to some new and existing quantitative datasets and resources and explore the potential for integrating these across the undergraduate curriculum.
This presentation is part of a related blog post that provides an overview of the event: http://bit.ly/1iBrVMR
For further details of the HEA's work on teaching research methods in the Social Sciences, please see: http://bit.ly/15go0mh
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