Seven Suggestions for Teaching Quantitative Methods
By Elina Schleutker, University of Freiburg
With the increase of data availability, knowledge about quantitative methods is more important than ever. Indeed, students need quantitative methods to understand quantitative academic research, to conduct this research themselves, and to increase their employability in the labor market. Yet, students often experience quantitative methods as difficult to learn and, in turn, instructors find the topic difficult to teach. To make both learning and teaching easier, this article provides seven concrete suggestions regarding the teaching of quantitative methods.