817.272.2991

PO Box 19539

University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington, TX 76019

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POLS 3310 and 5310

Professor Dale Story

Fall 2013

Class:  025 UH

Office:  449 University Hall

story@uta.edu

Fall 2013 Office Hours (by appointment): 10-11am MWF; 9:30-11am TR.

 

Hand-outs

 

FYI--previously used texts and online texts/resources

  • Research Methods Knowledge Base

  • Statistical Associates--select E-Book List, choose your E-Book from the catalog, select click Here to register for a password, complete the form, and select the 1-2 E-Books you are requesting. You will receive a password that will allow you to download the E-Book free of charge. Or you may purchase them via Amazon.
  • Frankfort-Nachmias and Nachmias, Research Methods in the Social Sciences

  • Shively, The Craft of Political Research

 

Announcements

  • It is the responsibility of every student to confirm that they are registered for this class.

  • All students need to bring a basic calculator (+, -, /, *, and sqrt) to class every day.

  • All students are strongly recommended to:

    • Use computers connected to the UTA network when downloading data from the ICPSR.

    • Use SPSS in the University Hall computer lab.
  • If you are taking the objective exams, you will need the "General Purpose Pearson NCS Answer Sheet--form no. 4521."  It is the larger form (8.5 x 11).

 

Assignments

  • You should always check your email for any assignments communicated via the class email list.

 

Topics with Relevant Links

 

Additional Required Readings, Videos, Etc.

 

SPSS Help

 

Data Sets

 

Misc.

 

Required:

  • Math 1302 and 1308.  This course [3310] involved a high level of familiarity with statistics.  I had never taken a statistics course prior to this class.  Thus it hurt me tremendously.  However, after studying statistics and understanding the concepts, I made a B.

 

 

 

 

 

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