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14440CAUSEweb.orgen-useditor@causeweb.orgwebmaster@causeweb.orgThu, 21 Aug 2014 12:00:00 -0400Tue, 20 May 2014 12:00:00 -0400http://www.rssboard.org/rss-2-0-1IDEAL Modules
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1304The modules in this collection discuss numerous statistical topics with examples and Java applets. Topics covered: Variable Types; Calculations; Histograms; Moments; Quantiles; Probability Definitions, Laws, and Simulations; Binomial, Poisson, and Normal Distributions, Normal Approximation to the Binomial, Central Limit Theorem, Confidence Intervals, Hypothesis Testing, Control Charts, Contingency Tables, Correlation, and Regression.Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:07:30 -0500SurfStat Australia
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1174This website serves as an online textbook for introductory statistics, covering topics such as summarizing and presenting data, producing data, variation and probability, statistical inference, and control charts.Thu, 7 Feb 2013 01:20:38 -0500DAU StatRefresher
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=507This site is an index of modules which cover probability and statistics topics including basic probability, random variables, moments, distributions, data analysis including regression, moving averages, exponential smoothing, and clustering.Tue, 22 Jan 2013 10:23:02 -0500Citizen-Statistician
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2336This blog will be about access: access to data and access to analysis tools. This blog will be about data privacy, and data sharing. This blog will be about people who use data to better their lives and the lives of others. This blog is meant for anyone wishing to become a citizen statistician, but in particular for statistics teachersâ€“those who help empower citizens to become citizen statisticians.Tue, 27 Nov 2012 04:42:03 -0500**Java Demos for Probability and Statistics
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2329The applet demonstrates, in a visual manner, the following probability and statistical concepts (and there is also a random number generator): Introduction to Probability Models (Using dice rolls), Hypergeometric Distribution, Poisson Distribution, Normal Distribution, Hypothesis Testing for Proportions, Confidence Intervals for Means, The Central Limit Theorem, Bivariate Normal Distribution, and Linear Regression.Sun, 1 Apr 2012 10:21:14 -0400Statistics Applets
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2326This is an extensive collection (and a continuously expanding collection) of applets on topics that include probability, descriptive statistics, sampling distributions, Monte Carlo simulation, Buffon's coin problem, chi-square, p-values, correlation, and more. There is even a random number generator that is part of the collection.Wed, 21 Mar 2012 01:17:16 -0400**Power Tutorial
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2280This tutorial is intended to teach students how power in a one-sample Z-test is influenced by effect size, variability (population standard deviation), sample size, and significance level. WISE Power Tutorial can be used in a variety of settings including as a tutorial for an individual student, during a lab, and after a lecture. The applet embedded in the tutorial could be used during an in-class demonstration.Sun, 30 Jan 2011 01:36:32 -0500Experiment Resources
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2256This site is a collection of resources related to experiments. The site includes references, resources, and articles related to the scientific method, experimental research, ethics in research, and research design. It also includes tips on writing scientific papers, and there are several statistics tutorials on the site. Another interesting feature of the site is a collection of case studies that include descriptions of famous research studies in fields like social psychology, sociology, physics, biology, and medicine.Mon, 10 Jan 2011 04:28:54 -0500Statistics: A Job for Professionals
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2253On this site, a booklet can be downloaded that contains lots of interesting stories to be shared about "successes and disasters" when it comes to reporting statistics and making decisions based on statistics.Sun, 2 Jan 2011 11:06:19 -0500**Statistics Online Computational Resource (SOCR) Modeler
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2220The SOCR Modeler allows the user to compare data with typical statistical models such as the beta distribution, exponential, gamma, Poisson, etc. The user can adjust the bin ranges for the data comparison.Mon, 22 Nov 2010 03:29:36 -0500getstats
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2192The getstats site outlines the campaign by the Royal Statistical Society to work for a society in which our lives and choices are greatly enriched by an understanding of statistics. This site includes information about getstats, a blog, ways to get involved, and useful links to sites about statistics. According to the site "The getstats campaign is about...giving everyone the skills and confidence to use numbers well."Fri, 19 Nov 2010 04:08:53 -0500TeachingWithData.org
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2163TeachingWithData.org is portal of teaching and learning resources for infusing quantitative literacy into the social science curriculum. A Pathway of the National Science Digital Library, TwD aims to support the social science instructor at secondary and post-secondary schools by presenting user-friendly, data-driven student exercises, pedagogical literature, and much more! Resources are available on a wide range of topics and disciplines.Sun, 31 Oct 2010 03:56:37 -0400**David C. Howell's Statistical Homepage
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2153This set of pages contains statistical material compiled by David C. Howell that may be of interest to both faculty and students. Some of it goes along with his textbooks (Statistical Methods for Psychology and Fundamental Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences), but there is other more general material that could be used along with other textbooks as well, or that could serve as helpful aids in the learning of statistics.Fri, 15 Oct 2010 03:10:09 -0400Mathematica Overiews
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2125This site contains several videos about how to use Mathematica and how to teach with Mathematica.Wed, 1 Sep 2010 08:08:06 -0400Minitab Theater
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2124This site contains a small collection of videos about how to use Minitab.Wed, 1 Sep 2010 08:04:27 -0400StatCrunch YouTube Videos
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2111This collection of YouTube videos is designed to teach individuals how to use StatCrunch to enter data, graph data, obtain descriptive statistics, and conduct many different kinds of statistical analyses.Fri, 27 Aug 2010 08:28:35 -0400STATS: The Magazine for Students of Statistics
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2110STATS 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 ideas to those that provide ideas for how to teach important topics to others. Some issues also include interesting data sets and information about ways to become more involved in the greater Statistics community.Sun, 25 Jul 2010 08:28:06 -0400**CETL Reusable Learning Objects: Probability
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2109This is a collection of cases to demonstrate concepts of inferential statistics. Many materials are flash based, which is specifically interesting for young and beginning learners. This resource provides a simple introduction to probability and to Type I and II errors.Sat, 17 Jul 2010 02:31:45 -0400Mathematical Fiction
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2097This site is a collection of information about references to mathematics (and probability/statistics) in fiction. Users can see an entire list (sorted by author, title or publication date)and can browse through the database to find references by genre, topic, motif or medium.Sun, 27 Jun 2010 03:10:49 -0400**Chance Teaching Aids
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2084This is a site that contains a number of types of material that can be used in teaching about chance and probability. Lesson plans, syllabi, suggested activities, and data sets are available. The data sets contain interesting information for students such as: quarterback passing rating data, baseball streaks, and baseball salaries that can be used to illustrate means, medians, etc.. The site also contains a link to the Chance News (which is now a wiki on CAUSEweb).Sun, 20 Jun 2010 09:14:51 -0400StatPrimer
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2083This is a collection of notes that covers many topics typically included in introductory and/or intermediate statistics courses. The notes are in PDF format, and each is followed by a set of exercises (with most answers included). The site also includes some tables and a link to a StatTable calculator.Sun, 20 Jun 2010 01:26:07 -0400**Many Eyes
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2082Many Eyes is a beta site created by IBM that encourages users to explore its featured set of tools that can be used to explore data visually. This site has an area for featured data sets and is constantly be updated by its users. In its About Us section Many Eyes proclaims that it "is a bet on the power of human visual intelligence to find patterns. Our goal is to "democratize" visualization and to enable a new social kind of data analysis. Jump right to our visualizations now, take a tour, or read on for a leisurely explanation of the project. " While its use is free Many Eyes does require "an alphaWorks Services Use Agreement" that spells our terms of use,copy right, liability, etc. Users must agree to terms and conditions.Wed, 16 Jun 2010 01:23:12 -0400Stat-Attic Statistics Applets for Teaching Topics in Introductory Courses
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2059This site contains links to and descriptions of over 600 applets that can be used for demonstrations or analysis of topics commonly covered in introductory statistics courses.Sat, 22 May 2010 10:38:41 -0400**Stat2Labs
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2047As mentioned on the home page of this resource "This site presents workbook-style, project-based material that emphasizes real world applications and conceptual understanding. This material is designed to give students a sense of the importance and allure of statistics early in their college career. By incorporating many of the successful reforms of the introductory statistics course into a wide range of more advanced topics we hope that students in any discipline can realize the intellectual content and broad applicability of statistics."Wed, 28 Apr 2010 11:29:41 -0400Villanova Nursing Research Dataset Archive
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=845This page contains an index of datasets for nursing related studies. Each dataset is accompanied by a worksheet asking students to analyze certain aspects of the data; a description of the study; and a description of each of the variables used.Wed, 30 Dec 2009 12:58:01 -0500