Teaching Resources

Modules for use in social science research methods or substantive courses. Conceptual and substantive chapters, downloadable codebooks, data sets and exercises using SPSS or other statistical software packages.
Instructional Data Subsets
In addition to online textbooks and instructional modules and exercises, the SSRIC also offers a series of instructional data subsets and accompanying codebooks. As indicated, most of these have been taken from other sources, but can be used on a stand alone basis as instructors see fit.
Stand-alone exercises with downloadable codebooks and data sets, for use in introductory, substantive, or research methods courses in the social sciences using SPSS or other statistical software.
Instructional Handouts
Handouts on use of various data resources. Suitable for use in classrooms and workshops.
Online Textbooks
We currently provide free online websites/textbooks for SPSS and for research methods in political science.
Links to Other Instructional Sites
Teaching resources from the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), the Chance project in quantitative literacy, and the Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics.

If you would like to contribute material to our depository of teaching resources, please contact your campus SSRIC representative.

Last updated: September 21, 2009