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Mathematical Association of America
Teaching Statistics: Resources for Undergraduate Instructors

Teaching Statistics: Resources for Undergraduate Instructors

by Thomas J. Moore


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ISBN-13: 9780883851623
Publisher: Mathematical Association of America
Publication date: 01/28/2000
Series: Notes Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1Hortatory Imperatives1
Teaching Statistics: More Data, Less Lecturing3
Bibliography on Resources for Teaching Statistics7
Section 2Teaching with Data9
Real Data in Classroom Examples11
Small Student Projects in an Introductory Statistics Course19
Motivating, Monitoring, and Evaluating Student Projects27
Bibliography on Student Projects33
Curriculum in Context: Teaching with Case Studies in Statistics Courses35
Section 3Established Projects in Active Learning41
Excerpts from Workshop Statistics: Discovery with Data43
A Companion Piece to Workshop Statistics55
Excerpts from Activity-Based Statistics61
A Companion Piece to Activity-Based Statistics71
Excerpts from Elementary Statistics Laboratory Manual77
A Companion Piece for the Elementary Statistics Laboratory Manual87
Section 4Textbooks91
Advice to Mathematics Teachers on Evaluating Introductory Statistics textbooks93
Assessing Mathematical Statistics Textbooks105
Section 5Technology117
Evaluating Statistical Analysis Packages for Introductory Statistics Teaching119
Using Graphing Calculators for Data Analysis in Teaching125
Bibliography of Calculator Resources for Statistics133
Excerpts from An Electronic Companion to Statistics135
Excerpts from Visual Statistics139
Excerpts from StatConcepts143
Companion Piece on Using An Electronic Companion to Statistics, Visual Statistics, and StatConcepts to Teach Introductory Statistics151
Introduction to ExplorStat161
A Companion Piece to ExplorStat167
Introduction to ActivStats177
Companion Piece for ActivStats181
A Time-Subject Index for Against All Odds: Inside Statistics185
WWW Resources for Teaching Statistics191
Section 6Assessment199
Beyond Testing and Grading: New Ways to Use Assessment to Improve Student Learning201
Experiences with Authentic Assessment Techniques in an Introductory Statistics Course209
Bibliography on Assessment219
Author Contact Information221

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