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Interpretation of Confidence Levels (26)
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 ** Confidence Interval for a Mean This Java based applet gives students an opportunity to work through confidence interval problems for the mean. The material provides written word problems in which an individual must be able to... http://www.ltcconline.net/greenl/java/Statistics/CIForAMean/...
 **Confidence Interval Tutorial This tutorial introduces students to the basics of confidence intervals in a Q & A format with options for entering answers to questions and having those answers checked. http://people.hofstra.edu/stefan_waner/realworld/finitetopic...
 **Maximum Likelihood This material introduces the basic theory of maximum likelihood estimation by discussing the likelihood function, the log likelihood function, and maximizing these functions using calculus. Several... http://www.math.uah.edu/stat/point/Likelihood.xhtml
 BGIM : Maximum Likelihood Estimation Primer This set of pages is an introduction to Maximum Likelihood Estimation. It discusses the likelihood and log-likelihood functions and the process of optimizing. http://statgen.iop.kcl.ac.uk/bgim/mle/sslike_1.html
 Cartoon: Entering Chicago A cartoon to teach the idea that sampling variability depends on the size of the sample, and not on the size of the population (as long as the sample is a small part of the population). Cartoon... http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=292
 Cartoon: Estimating the Population Size A cartoon to teach about the capture-recapture method to estimate population size. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea and sketch from Sheila O. Weaver (University of... http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=176
 Cartoon: Home Improvement A cartoon to teach about the value of confidence intervals compared with just giving a point estimate. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State... http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=216
 Cartoon: The Capture-Recapture Method A cartoon to teach about the capture-recapture method. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea and sketch from Sheila O. Weaver (University of Vermont). This is part of a three... http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=175
 Cartoon: The Ground Hog's Prediction A cartoon to use in discussing the importance of indicating the variability associated with any prediction. The cartoon is the work of Theresa McCracken and appears as #5756 on McHumor.com... http://www.causeweb.org/resources/fun/db.php?id=433
 Confidence Interval Game This applet is meant to test a student's ability to estimate p values from confidence intervals. http://wise.cgu.edu/ci_game/