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 **Calibrated Peer Review Calibrated Peer Review (CPR) is a program, for networked computers, that enables frequent writing assignments without any increase in instructor work. In fact, CPR can reduce the time an instructor... http://cpr.molsci.ucla.edu/
 **Decision Bonsai The Decision Bonsai are a hybrid of concept maps and decision trees. They were originally developed to give introductory statistics students a map to inference procedures but have evolved to be used... http://faculty.gvsu.edu/zeitlerd/DecisionBonsai/index.html
 7 Things You Should Know About Clickers This reference resource explores the use of clickers, or personal response systems, in the classroom. Main points of discussion include what clickers are, who is using them, what makes them unique,... http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7002.pdf
 ARTIST Projects This site describes and explains the use of students projects and their assessment capabilities and purposes. It lists a few student projects by authors and also scoring rubrics and samples of... http://app.gen.umn.edu/artist/projects.html#2
 Beating The Numbers Game: Effective Teaching In Large Classes This one-page document gives advice on how to handle large classes. Specific items it examines include creating an interactive lecture, handing out of class assignments, and miscellaneous tips. It... http://www.ncsu.edu/felder-public/Papers/Largeclasses.htm
 Chance This site contains materials to help teach a Chance course. It includes a newsletter, videos and audios, teaching aids, and other related Internet sources. http://www.dartmouth.edu/~chance/index.html
 Correlation, Determination, and Causality In Introductory Statistics This article discusses teaching causality without being discipline specific. It explains the causal differences between description, prediction and explanation. http://web.augsburg.edu/~schield/MiloPapers/95ASA.pdf
 Designing Tests To Maximize Learning This one-page document gives advice on how to construct and give exams. It focuses on making exams a positive experience for both instructors and students. It is written by Rich Felder an expert in... http://www.ncsu.edu/felder-public/Papers/TestingTips.htm
 EXCITE "EXCITE is a collection of teaching materials developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to introduce students to public health and epidemiology. Students will learn about the... http://www.cdc.gov/excite/index.htm
 Group Discussion in Online Statistics Courses This case study discussess methods to successfully adapt graduate-level statistics courses for the online environment. Using small-group discussion assignments is not only a great way to create an... http://elearnmag.acm.org/featured.cfm?aid=1145664