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 Sampling SIM: Sampling Distributions This webpage provides instructions for teaching sampling distributions using Sampling SIM software. It includes information regarding prerequisite knowledge, common misconceptions, and objectives, as... http://www.tc.umn.edu/~delma001/stat_tools/tools_samp_dist.h...
 Statistical Literacy Curriculum Design A specially-designed statistical literacy course is needed for college students in majors that donĂ¢??t require statistics or mathematics. This paper suggests that key topics in conditional prob... http://www.statlit.org/pdf/2004SchieldIASE.pdf
 STATISTICAL LITERACY: READING TABLES OF RATES AND PERCENTAGES This paper presents rules for determining whether an index variable in such a table is part or whole depending on whether the associated margin value is an average, a sum or a 100% sum. Tables with... http://web.augsburg.edu/~schield/MiloPapers/2001ASA2.pdf
 STATS 46 Issue 46, Fall 2006 This issue contains an article that provides an example of a paired samples test related to flying and gliding. It also includes an article about understanding confounding from lurking variables... http://www.causeweb.org/stats/STATS_46.pdf
 STATS 47 Issue 47, Spring 2007 This issue contains an interview with Sallie Keller-McNulty and an article about which came first?the chicken or the egg. Other articles include a discussion related to an AP Statistics example of... http://www.causeweb.org/stats/STATS_47.pdf
 STATS: The Magazine for Students of Statistics STATS magazine contains many articles that may be of interest to students of statistics and educators. Articles vary from those that are meant to teach and inform about different concepts and... http://www.causeweb.org/stats/
 Teaching with, and preparing guided notes for your lecture A useful site for instructors to learn how to create and incorporate guided notes into their classroom. http://www.studygs.net/teaching/guidednotesa.htm
 The Assessment Challenge in Statistics Education This site provides the contents of the online book "The Assessment Challenge in Statistics Education". http://www.stat.auckland.ac.nz/~iase/publications/assessbk/
 The First Day of Class This one-page document gives some helpful tips about the first day of class. It gives short advice on creating a first impression, establishing rapport, clarifying expectations, collecting... http://ucat.osu.edu/Publications/firstday.html
 Three Graphs to Promote Statistical Literacy This paper presents three graphs that are used in teaching students majoring in business and the humanities. These graphs show the influence of confounding, the meaning of statistical significance,... http://www.statlit.org/pdf/2004SchieldICME.pdf