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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
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Watch & Learn
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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How to Make a Line Graph
Show you how to create and edit a line chart (6:07).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...

MORE QUESTIONS: Why Only 50% of Findings Can Be Replicated: Exploratory Thoughts
Why Did State Legislatures Give Up Power to Pick Presidential Electors?

Blogs, Podcasts & Journals
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Teaching Learning Resources
R - Learning By Example
Materials from Dave Armstrong's three-day ICPSR
Advanced Quantitative Research Methodology Class
Gary King's Harvard University course web site includes lecture notes and other
R For Political Science
R for Beginners: Packages and Functions for Political Science Analysisdata
Political Science Games
Classroom resources and activities, blog, great for online classesdata
Interactive Statistical Pages
A compilation of links to web pages that perform statistical
Helipad Codex
Agent-based modeling in
Flowing Data
Nathan Yau explores how statisticians, designers, data scientists, and others use analysis, visualization, and exploration to understand data and
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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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