Dedicated Teaching Assistant
The Sociology Department has a dedicated teaching assistant to provide additional statistical support to our undergraduate and graduate Sociology students. Paul Scholes is serving as this TA for the 2023–2024 academic year. This support includes:
1. In-person office hours at LASB 324, in addition to Zoom office hours by appointment
These office hours are not only for support on undergraduate and graduate quantitative methods courses. They are also designed to provide assistance to our Sociology students working on projects that require quantitative data analysis.
– Tuesday: 12–4 pm
– Wednesday: 4–5pm
– Friday: 12–2 pm
2. Coordinate with instructors of quantitative methods courses (SOCI 420, SOCI 600, SOCI 631)
The TA overviews course materials for the semester to work with Sociology students, including upcoming assignments.
3. Material preparation
The TA will help expanding this website page to provide material on statistical and methodological issues and support.
2021 Sociology Quantitative Methods Series
Dr. Mark Fossett and Dr. Ernesto Amaral offered the 2021 Sociology Quantitative Methods Series to graduate students on topics related to analysis using survey weights, ordinary least squares regression, ordered logit and fractional regression, path analysis and structural equation models (SEM), and workflow of data analysis. The program, lectures, videos, and additional materials are provided below.