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ESRC-QM Researcher Development Initiative: Training Quantitative Social Sciences Teachers in the UK

Location:
Committee Rooms, Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University, CF10 3WT
Dates:

Overview

This conference is the final event in our RDI on “Training Quantitative Social Sciences Teachers”, where we will present shared ideas and materials developed throughout the course of the workshop series (see here for details of our workshops) on the following themes:

  • Teaching the ‘core’ UG quantitative methods
  • Embedding QM in social science teaching
  • Developing effective assessments
  • Suggested projects for third/final year dissertation projects
  • Building links with schools and potential employers


Key Note: 'UK: No Country for Old Quants?" Professor Donald Treiman (Emeritus Professor of Sociology, UCLA)

A panel discussion chaired by Professor John MacInnes with our international speakers:

Ted Gerber (Winconsin-Madison)
Marc Swyngedouw (Leuven)
Don Treiman (UCLA)
Richard Zijdeman (Utrecht)

Sample materials of masters classes are available on the day from our resource packs, video and poster displays.

Programme

A full programme for the conference is available here.

Registration

This conference is free to attend. To register please email wiserd.events@cardiff.ac.uk. Places are limited so early registration is advisable.

Contact

For further information on the conference please contact the WISERD hub team using the following details:

Email: wiserd.events@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)29 208 79338

For further information about ESRC QM Teaching please vsist: www.quantitativemethods.ac.uk/

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