Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks / Edition 316

Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks / Edition 316

by Andrew Gelman, Deborah Nolan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198572255

ISBN-13: 9780198572251

Pub. Date: 12/28/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This volume takes a positive spin on the field of statistics. Statistics is seen by students as difficult and boring, however, the authors of this book have eliminated that theory. Teaching Statistics: A Bag Of Tricks, brings together a complete set of examples, demonstrations and projects that not only will increase class participation but will help to

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This volume takes a positive spin on the field of statistics. Statistics is seen by students as difficult and boring, however, the authors of this book have eliminated that theory. Teaching Statistics: A Bag Of Tricks, brings together a complete set of examples, demonstrations and projects that not only will increase class participation but will help to eliminate any negative feelings toward the area of statistics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198572251
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
PART I. INTRODUCTORY PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS
2. First week of class
3. Descriptive statistics
4. Linear regression and correlation
5. Data collection
6. Statistical literacy and the news media
7. Probability
8. Statistical inference
9. Multiple regression and nonlinear models
10. Lying with statistics
PART II. PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
11. How to do it
12. Structuring an introductory statistics course
PART III. MORE ADVANCED COURSES
13. Decision theory and Bayesian statistics
14. Student activities in survey sampling
15. Problems and projects in probability
16. Directed projects in a mathematical statistics course
Notes
References
Author Index
Subject Index

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