In its simplest form, regression discontinuity is a pretest-posttest program-comparison group strategy. It can be a useful method for determining whether a program or treatment is effective.
Multilevel models allow you to use the nested nature of data to your advantage. This module gives you a brief introduction to using them, including the two main kinds of multilevel models and their pros and cons.
The deadly London Cholera Outbreak of 1886 is a fascinating and pivotal moment in the history of public policy, epidemiology, and social science. Learn about what happened, and how one early scientific trailblazer turned it into a critical teaching moment.
Know the concepts of social network analysis and want to practice your R coding skills? This module will get you started. While these videos happen to use the iGraph package, you can use other packages of your choice. The lab code and cheat sheet are linked in the description text underneath each video.
It's easy for us to assume that High School is a natural part of our education system, but that was not true 100 years ago. So how did we end up with the secondary "High" school that we have today, and what purposes has it served to society over time? This module covers the key moments in the history of high school: the people, the public policy arguments, and the events that helped to create the system we have today.
This module outlines some of the vocabulary used to discuss cause and effect in science.