Resources from Chip Reichardt
The IDEA Project: IDEA stands for Instruction in Data Exploration and Analysis. The purpose of an IDEA lesson is to provide hands-on experience in conducting empirical research via simple data analysis. By working through an IDEA lesson, students use real data to conduct real research.
Teaching Thinking Skills in Research Methods Courses: Thinking is a skill. Becoming skilled at thinking (like becoming skilled at any complex activity) requires extensive practice.Here is a collection of exercises for practicing critical thinking in research methods courses.
Dan Navarro of the University of Adelaide in Australia has written an e-book for introductory statistics courses in psychology and related disciplines (e.g., he is in cognitive sciences). He allows faculty and students to download and use it for free with his permission. The book is written around R for computations, and it is accompanied by an R packaged. For students who want a hard copy, that can be purchased cheaply (see links below).You can contact Dan at email@example.com