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14440CAUSEweb.orgen-useditor@causeweb.orgwebmaster@causeweb.orgThu, 24 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0400Tue, 20 May 2014 12:00:00 -0400http://www.rssboard.org/rss-2-0-1Johns Hopkins School of Public Health videos on Statistical Reasoning
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2335This YouTube channel includes a series of video interviews between John McGready and some of his colleagues from Johns Hopkins University. The videos are meant to highlight the importance of biostatistics as a core driver of public health discovery, the importance of statistical reasoning in the research process, and how the fundamentals that are covered in an introductory biostatistics course are the framework for more advanced methodology.Tue, 27 Nov 2012 04:29:25 -0500The Joy of Stats YouTube video
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2248This is short clip from a longer documentary shown on BBC. The BBC documentary takes viewers on a rollercoaster ride through the wonderful world of statistics to explore the remarkable power thay have to change our understanding of the world, presented by superstar boffin Professor Hans Rosling, whose eye-opening, mind-expanding and funny online lectures have made him an international internet legend.Rosling is a man who revels in the glorious nerdiness of statistics, and here he entertainingly explores their history, how they work mathematically and how they can be used in today's computer age to see the world as it really is, not just as we imagine it to be.Rosling's lectures use huge quantities of public data to reveal the story of the world's past, present and future development. Now he tells the story of the world in 200 countries over 200 years using 120,000 numbers - in just four minutes.Thu, 16 Dec 2010 02:40:37 -0500Radiolab Stochasticity Broadcast
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2171This hour long radio podcast focuses on stochasticity, or randomness. According the website: "Stochasticity (a wonderfully slippery and smarty-pants word for randomness), may be at the very foundation of our lives. To understand how big a role it plays, we look at chance and patterns in sports, lottery tickets, and even the cells in our own body. Along the way, we talk to a woman suddenly consumed by a frenzied gambling addiction, meet two friends whose meeting seems to defy pure chance, and take a close look at some very noisy bacteria." Several guests appear in this radio podcast, including Deborah Nolan.Sat, 13 Nov 2010 12:25:04 -0500Mathematica 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 -0400Statz Rappers
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1300This video features a group of students rapping about statistics.Mon, 26 Jun 2006 03:57:42 -0400Against All Odds: 9. Correlation
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=607In this free online video program, "students will learn to derive and interpret the correlation coefficient using the relationship between a baseball player’s salary and his home run statistics." The students will then "discover how to use the square of the correlation coefficient to measure the strength and direction of a relationship between two variables. A study comparing identical twins raised together and apart illustrates the concept of correlation." This individual video is accessed by scrolling down to the "Individual Program Descriptions - 9. Correlation" and click the "VOD" icon at the top-right of the description. Thu, 12 May 2005 12:17:36 -0400Against All Odds: 8. Describing Relationships
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=606This free online program describes "how to use a scatterplot to display relationships between variables. Patterns in variables (positive, negative, and linear association) and the importance of outliers are discussed. The program also calculates the least squares regression line of metabolic rate y on lean body mass x for a group of subjects and examines the fit of the regression line by plotting residuals." This individual video is accessed by scrolling down to the "Individual Program Descriptions - 8. Describing Relationships" and click the "VOD" icon at the top-right of the description. Thu, 12 May 2005 12:15:01 -0400Against All Odds: 7. Models for Growth
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=605This free online video program offers topics that "include linear growth, least squares, exponential growth, and straightening an exponential growth curve by logic. A study of growth problems in children serves to illustrate the use of the logarithm function to transform an exponential pattern into a line. The program also discusses growth in world oil production over time." This individual video is accessed by scrolling down to the "Individual Program Descriptions - 7. Models for Growth" and click the "VOD" icon at the top-right of the description. Thu, 12 May 2005 12:11:55 -0400Against All Odds: 5. Normal Calculations
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=603In this free online video program, "students will discover how to convert the standard normal and use the standard deviation; how to use a table of areas to compute relative frequencies; how to find any percentile; and how a computer creates a normal quartile plot to determine whether a distribution is normal. Vehicle emissions standards and medical studies of cholesterol provide real-life examples." This individual video is accessed by scrolling down to the "Individual Program Descriptions - 5. Normal Calculations" and click the "VOD" icon at the top-right of the description.Thu, 12 May 2005 12:07:05 -0400Against All Odds: 4. Normal Distributions
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=602In this free online video program, "students will advance from histograms through smooth curves to normal curves, and finally to a single normal curve for standardized measurement, as this program shows ways to describe the shape of a distribution using progressively simpler methods. In a lesson on creating a density curve, students also learn why, under steadily decreasing deviation, today’s baseball players are less likely to achieve a .400 batting average." This individual video is accessed by scrolling down to the "Individual Program Descriptions - 4. Normal Distributions" and click the "VOD" icon at the top-right of the description.Thu, 12 May 2005 12:04:32 -0400Against all Odds: 1. What is Statistics?
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=599This free online video program uses historical anecdotes and contemporary applications to introduce the series which "explores the vital links between statistics and our everyday world. The program also covers the evolution of the discipline." This individual video is accessed by scrolling down to the "Individual Program Descriptions - 1. What is Statistics?" and click the "VOD" icon at the top-right of the description. Thu, 12 May 2005 11:58:54 -0400Against All Odds: 2. Picturing Distributions
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=601With this free online video program, "students will see how key characteristics in the distribution of a histogram — shape, center, and spread — help professionals make decisions in such diverse fields as meteorology, television programming, health care, and air traffic control. Through a discussion of the advantages of back-to-back stem plots, this program also emphasizes the importance of seeking explanations for gaps and outliers in small data sets." This individual video is accessed by scrolling down to the "Individual Program Descriptions - 2. Picturing Distributions" and click the "VOD" icon at the top-right of the description.Thu, 12 May 2005 11:55:30 -0400Mathematics
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=338A collection of links to video workshops for students in mathematics. Includes many topics from statistics to math and science to algebra.Tue, 2 Nov 2004 10:57:26 -0500