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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1265This collection of case studies includes the following topics: Stock Prices; Breast Cancer Research; Effect of Fitness Program; Water Use in Los Angeles; Oral Hygiene in the ICS-II project; Brinks vs NYC; Effect of Exercise on Heart Disease; National Assessment of Educational Progress; The London Underground; Suicides of Women and Men; Temperature in San Francisco; Lead Intake; Voting for Johnson; Salaries of Yale Men; K-Mart Cookie Sales; Skeleton Differences between Tribes; Advertising for Detergents; Did Mendel Fudge his Data; Rainfall in the United Kingdom; Jury selection in Alameda County; Racial Bias in Jury Selection: Swain vs Alabama. Gender Bias in Jury Selection: The Case of Dr. Spock. The ELISA test for the AIDS Virus. School Careers in the Netherlands in 1959. The Northridge Earthquake of January 1994. The Trial of the Pix. Tue, 30 May 2006 05:02:21 -0400Group Discussion in Online Statistics Courses
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1247This 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 interactive learning community; it also provides instructors with valuable information about students' reasoning.Mon, 24 Apr 2006 03:34:03 -0400EXCITE
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=933"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 scientific method of inquiry, basic biostatistics, and outbreak investigation. EXCITE adapts readily to team teaching across a variety of subjects, including mathematics, social studies, history, and physical education."Fri, 13 May 2005 04:12:13 -0400Measurement Process Characterization Case Studies (Engineering Statistics Handbook)
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=525This part of the NIST Engineering Statistics handbook contains case studies for the measurement process chapter.Fri, 13 May 2005 04:08:44 -0400Case Studies in Process Monitoring (Engineering Statistics Handbook)
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=535This part of the NIST Engineering Statistics handbook contains case studies for the process or product monitoring and control chapter.Fri, 13 May 2005 03:28:21 -0400Case Studies in Process Improvement (Engineering Statistics Handbook)
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=533This part of the NIST Engineering Statistics handbook contains case studies for the process improvement chapter, which deals with design of experiments.Fri, 13 May 2005 12:52:28 -0400RVLS Case Studies
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=248This site provides case studies which cover subject areas including: analysis of variance, boxplots, confidence intervals, contrast among means, correlated t-test, correlation, histograms, independent groups t-test, regression, repeated measures ANOVA, and t-tests. Thu, 12 May 2005 04:12:39 -0400Smiles and Leniency
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=638This case study addresses the question: "Will a smiling person accused of a crime be treated more leniently than one who is not smiling? If so, does the type of smile make a difference?" It concerns the following concepts: quantile/boxplots, contrasts among means, Dunnett's test, and Bonferroni correction.Thu, 12 May 2005 04:11:12 -0400Magnets and Pain Relief
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=637This case study assesses the question, "Can the application of magnetic fields be an effective treatment for pain?" It addresses concepts including: boxplots, stem and leaf displays, correlated t-test, two-sample t-test, repeated measures analysis of variance, and analysis of covariance. Thu, 12 May 2005 04:09:38 -0400Weapons and Aggression
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=636This case study addresses the question: "Does the mere presence of a weapon increase the accessibility of aggressive thoughts?" It concerns the following concepts: quantile and box plots, stem and leaf displays, one-sample t test, confidence interval, within-subjects ANOVA, and consequences of violation of normality assumption.Thu, 12 May 2005 04:08:05 -0400Instructor Reputation and Teacher Ratings
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=639This case study covers the concepts including: boxplots, stem and leaf displays, two-sample t tests, and analysis of variance. It also assesses the question, "Does an instructor's reputation affect ratings of the instructor's lecture?" Thu, 12 May 2005 04:06:35 -0400Diet and Health
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=640This case study compares a low-fat diet to a "Mediterranean diet" to see which led to better health. Concept: Chi Square test of independence Thu, 12 May 2005 04:05:11 -0400Physicians' Reactions to Overweight Patients
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=644This case study assesses the question, "Do physicians discriminate against overweight patients?" This study indicates that, at least in one respect, they do. Concepts: t-test, means, boxplotsThu, 12 May 2005 04:04:32 -0400Natural Language Interface
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=643This case study assesses the question, "Is it easier to learn to use computer software that uses natural language commands?" Concepts: analysis of covariance, adjusted means, boxplotsThu, 12 May 2005 04:03:34 -0400Physical Strength and Job Performance
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=641This case study aims to answer the question, "How does one select employees to perform physically demanding jobs?" It examines the relationship between isometric strength tests and job performance for 147 workers. Concepts: correlation, linear regression, multiple regression. Thu, 12 May 2005 04:00:59 -0400Who is Buying iMacs?
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=642This case study covers the following concepts: confidence intervals for proportions and the normal approximation to the binomial. It also assesses the question: "What proportion of the iMac purchasers are new computer owners?"Wed, 11 May 2005 09:14:08 -0400Exploratory Data Analysis Case Studies (Engineering Statistics Handbook)
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=493This part of the NIST Engineering Statistics Handbook contains case studies for Exploratory Data Analysis. Some of the topics include normal and uniform random numbers, reliability using airplane glass failure times, and analysis of primary factors using ceramic strength.Sat, 12 Mar 2005 08:36:19 -0500Full Factorial Example (Engineering Statistics Handbook)
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=334This section in the Engineering Statistics Handbook takes a data set and walks the user through analysis and experimental design based on the data.Thu, 21 Oct 2004 12:19:48 -0400Case Teaching Notes for "Markov vs. Markov"
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=251Teacher instructions to accompany "Markov vs. Markov" case study found at http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/projects/cases/markov/markov.html.Tue, 27 Jul 2004 05:27:32 -0400Markov vs. Markov: Divorce by the Numbers
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=250This case study explores statistics on divorce rates using Markov chains. Two closely related statistics are presented: the chance of divorcing in a given year and the chance of divorcing over the lifetime of a marriage. Accompanying teacher instructions are found at http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/projects/cases/markov/markov_notes.htmlTue, 27 Jul 2004 05:22:55 -0400Production Process Characterization Case Studies (Engineering Statistics Handbook)
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=530This part of the NIST Engineering Statistics handbook contains case studies for the production process characterization chapter.Tue, 27 Jul 2004 03:36:34 -0400Case Studies in Process Modeling (Engineering Statistics Handbook)
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=247The online “Engineering Statistics Handbook” provides a section (4.6 Case Studies in Process Modeling) using detailed realistic examples from physical science and engineering applications. Examples in Load Cell Calibration, Alaska Pipeline Ultrasonic Calibration, Ultrasonic Reference Block Study, and Thermal Expansion of Copper Case Study are presented in a step-by-step manner.Tue, 27 Jul 2004 03:21:29 -0400Design Case Study: Planning a Study
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=94This worksheet gives students 4 excercises in designing a case study. Each exercise presents a difference scenario and asks a series of questions about study design.Tue, 6 Jul 2004 01:22:46 -0400