Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks / Edition 1

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198572244
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 10/3/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 316
  • Sales rank: 665,680
  • Product dimensions: 9.20 (w) x 6.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Columbia University

University of California

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
Pt. I Introductory Probability and Statistics
2 First week of class 11
3 Descriptive statistics 19
4 Linear regression and correlation 38
5 Data collection 48
6 Statistical literacy and the news media 76
7 Probability 103
8 Statistical inference 120
9 Multiple regression and nonlinear models 137
10 Lying with statistics 147
Pt. II Putting it all Together
11 How to do it 167
12 Structuring an introductory statistics course 189
Pt. III More Advanced Courses
13 Decision theory and Bayesian statistics 203
14 Student activities in survey sampling 222
15 Problems and projects in probability 237
16 Directed projects in a mathematical statistics course 254
Notes 265
References 277
Author Index 288
Subject Index 292
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