Social Explorer is an ideal teaching tool that employs an engaging visual approach to understanding data and information. Students develop critical-thinking skills, data literacy and reasoning which are essential in preparing students to succeed in today’s education and life.
Social Explorer is truly cross-disciplinary, aiding instructors in Sociology, Urban Studies, Urban Planning, Real Estate, Criminology, Political Science, Economic Development, Business, Marketing, Economics, Geography, Environmental Studies, Journalism and more.
In this short video, Andrew Beveridge discusses the demographics of American commuting patterns.
Social Explorer is designed to provide libraries, scholars, students, and researchers at all levels with quick and easy access to current and historical socio-economic and demographic data. The vast and growing amount of quantitative data with an intuitive visual interface makes demographic research, analysis of social trends, and comparison of neighborhoods easily accessible and interactive.
Data and location know-how is central in many industries. Hundreds of thousands of companies and agencies benefit from location analysis skills. Give your students the skills and knowledge that will serve them well after graduation.