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14440CAUSEweb.orgen-useditor@causeweb.orgwebmaster@causeweb.orgThu, 28 Aug 2014 12:00:00 -0400Tue, 20 May 2014 12:00:00 -0400http://www.rssboard.org/rss-2-0-1IDEAL: Two-Sample Hypothesis Testing
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1312This example compares balance measurements in elderly people with those of young men through two-sample hypothesis testing for means. Two applets are provided; one for testing the assumptions beneath two-sample hypothesis tests, and one for calculating the test statistic and p-value.Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:52:30 -0500IDEAL: Hypothesis Testing for Paired Differences in Means
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1313This page provides three examples designed to illustrate hypothesis testing for paired differences in means. Example #2 requires Lisp-Stat. The other two examples each contain applets that calculate the test statistic and p-value. Examples #1 and #3 are about city murder rates and types of corn seed, respectively.Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:49:49 -0500IDEAL: Contingency Tables
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1314This module demonstrates how to perform two chi-square tests, the chi-square test of independence and the chi-square test of homogeneity, through the use of contingency tables. The applets provided ask users to fill in expected cell frequencies in the table.Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:47:03 -0500IDEAL: The Normal Distribution
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1320This module discusses the history and importance of the normal distribution, as well as normal moments, the standard normal distribution, normal probabilities, Z-Scores, and normal quantiles. The applet allows users to compute normal probabilities and quantiles. Three follow-up examples cover cholesterol, male heights, and mean temperatures for various cities in South Carolina.Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:46:14 -0500IDEAL: Probability Definitions
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1305This module discusses the probability of an event and relative frequency. The applet shows how empirical probability converges to theoretical probability as the sample size increases. The follow-up example includes an applet that simulates drawing differently colored balls from an urn.Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:19:29 -0500IDEAL: Hypothesis Testing
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1311This module introduces hypothesis testing with an example on breast cancer rates of Peurto Rican women. The applet provided allows users to manipulate power type, sigma, alpha, delta, and sample size. The Example link at the bottom of the page provides a more detailed discussion of power and instructions for the applet.Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:18:17 -0500IDEAL: The Poisson Distribution
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1307This module discusses the conditions of a Poisson experiment and the Poisson distribution. The applet allows the user to compute probabilities from the Poisson distribution. A follow-up example covers horse-kick deaths of Prussian military personnel.Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:17:03 -0500IDEAL: Confidence Intervals for Paired Differences
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1310This page provides two examples that illustrate confidence intervals for paired differences in means. Each exercise provides an applet which graphs the data and calculates the interval. The first example is about city murder rates, and the second is about preparation of tobacco leaves.Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:15:43 -0500IDEAL: The Binomial Distribution
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1306This module discusses the conditions of a binomial experiment and the binomial distribution. The applet allows the user to compute probabilities from the binomial distribution. Two follow-up examples cover students guessing on a multiple-choice test and the number of delinquents and non-delinquents who wear glasses.Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:14:36 -0500IDEAL: Confidence Intervals
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1309This module contains an applet which illustrates factors affecting the width of confidence intervals for means. Users can manipulate the values of the population mean, population standard deviation, the sample size, and the level of confidence. Two follow-up examples, Cholesterol and Speed Of Light, further illustrate this concept.Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:13:20 -0500IDEAL: The Normal Approximation to the Binomial
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=1308This module contains an applet which can be used to experiment with computing approximate and exact binomial probabilities and to assess the conditions for which the normal approximation to the binomial distribution is good.Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:11:48 -0500IDEAL 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 -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 -0500**Lesson Plan: Univariate Statistics
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2330This is a lesson plan for 16 to 17 year old students that focuses on developing students' understanding of the relative strengths and weaknesses of various representations of real world univariate statistics. Students work in groups to research different visual representations and create a wiki page of their findings.Sun, 1 Apr 2012 10:33:56 -0400**Calibrated Peer Review
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2325Calibrated Peer Review (CPR) is a program, for networked computers, that enables frequent writing assignments without any increase in instructor work. In fact, CPR can reduce the time an instructor now spends reading and assessing student writing. CPR offers instructors the choice of creating their own writing assignments or using the rapidly expanding assignment library. If you believe in constructivist learning, writing is the most important tool that you have. But if you have a class of 300 students, grading essays challenges even the true believer. Calibrated Peer Review (CPR)can be used in classes of any size. CPR is based on the model of peer review in science. The student reads a document, either on-line or hard copy, then writes about it. When the student has demonstrated competence as a reviewer, the program delivers three peer documents on for review. The student answers content and style questions and assigns scores. Finally, the student does a self-review. The student grade comes from writing and reviewing. Even though the program is only in its third year, approximately 100,000 students have used it. Although CPR was designed for use in large chemistry classes, experience has shown that it can serve in many other disciplines, as well. Currently, business, chemistry, economics, English, and life science instructors are using CPR in college, graduate and professional, high schools and middle schools. CPR was developed in the Chemistry Department at U.C.L.A. with funding provided by the National Science Foundation and Howard Hughes Medical Institute.Mon, 16 May 2011 02:11:16 -0400Significance Magazine
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2306Statistics are key to understanding news, developments, and decisions. Updated daily, Significance brings you a statistical view of what's going on in the world. Note there are many articles online but it is also possible to subscribe to a published version of the magazine.Wed, 16 Mar 2011 10:24:48 -0400Chance Magazine
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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 -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**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**Measures of Central Tendency and Outliers
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2080Share with your students why the presence of an outlier affects which measure of central tendency to report. Feel free to modify this Powerpoint presentation to fit the needs of your students. Included at the end are additional online resources to further engage your students in their learning about the mean, median, and mode. The presentation is covered by a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License.Sun, 13 Jun 2010 03:58:21 -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 -0400