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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2338The WISE Bootstrapping Applet can be used to demonstrate bootstrapping by creating a confidence interval for a population mean or median. The user can manipulate the population distribution, sample size, and number of resamples. An associated guide gives suggestions for teaching bootstrapping.Sun, 3 Feb 2013 09:56:23 -0500Confidence Interval Game
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2339This applet is meant to test a student's ability to estimate p values from confidence intervals.Sun, 3 Feb 2013 09:55:54 -0500Johns 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 -0500**Practice Classifying Statistical Problems
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2331On this site, students can practice classifying statistics problems. They first click to check the statistical methods that they want to practice classifying. Then they click the "Submit" button to get a description of a research project that involves a statistical technique. Students then click on the technique that will most likely be used in the project. If they choose the incorrect answer, they must read the hint and try again. When they get something correct, they click on the "Next" button to try another problem.Sun, 1 Apr 2012 10:44:27 -0400**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**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**Probability Histograms
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2324This simulation allows you to roll two dice and compare empirical and probability histograms for the sum or product of the two outcomes.Mon, 16 May 2011 01:40:27 -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 -0500**Confidence Intervals Applet
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2239This applet builds confidence intervals for the percentage of orange candies in box with two colors of candies. A smaller box visualizes the sample, and a graph keeps track of the location of the confidence interval. Students can take one sample (producing one CI) repeatedly, or take 100 random samples at once. The population percentage is hidden from view unless the student asks to see it, in which case it is displayed on the graph of confidence intervals. This allows the students to see whether each interval "hits" or "misses". Several parameters can be varied: sample size, confidence level and number of samples. A set of questions alongside the applet guides students.Sun, 5 Dec 2010 02:50:54 -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 -0500**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 -0400**Hypothesis Test For a Population Proportion Using the Method of Rejection Regions
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2115The purpose of this applet is to provide students with guided practice through problems on hypothesis testing for a population proportion using the method of rejection regions.Wed, 1 Sep 2010 01:18:20 -0400Youth Online Data
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2114Youth Online lets you analyze national, state, and local Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) data from 1991-2009. Data from high school and middle school surveys are included. You can filter and sort on the basis of race/ethnicity, sex, grade, or site, create customized tables and graphs, and perform statistical tests by site and health topic.Sun, 29 Aug 2010 05:50:22 -0400Law of Averages applet
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2113This applet uses simulations with a coin and a die to illustrate the law of averages.Sun, 29 Aug 2010 05:43:39 -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 -0400Introduction to Levels of Measurement Module
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2099In this module, students can test their knowledge of levels of measurement by attempting to determine the the level of measurement of ten different variables. For each variable, a statement is also provided and students can indicate whether the statement about the variable is valid or invalid (given the way in which the variable was measured). There is also a brief "refresher" included here about levels of measurement.Fri, 9 Jul 2010 02:37:04 -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 -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 -0400MyMajors: Statistics and Actuarial Science Majors
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2079This site provides general information to students considering majors in Statistics or Actuarial Science.Tue, 8 Jun 2010 01:31:59 -0400Statistician entry in the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook for 2010-11
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2078This site provides information for those considering careers as a statistician. The site delves into the nature of the work as a statistician, training, other qualifications, and advancement, employment opportunities, job outlook information, and projected earnings.Tue, 8 Jun 2010 01:29:27 -0400List of Graduate Programs in Statistics
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2076This site provides a list of graduate programs in Statistics and closely-related fields which respond to inquiries for information via e-mail. Links to programs are provided, in addition to information about contact persons within each program.Mon, 7 Jun 2010 07:27:16 -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 -0400Excel Graphical Simulations for Statistics and Probability
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http://www.causeweb.org/cwis/index.php?P=FullRecord&ResourceId=2056This extensive collection of Excel simulations includes simulations related to flipping coins, tossing die, hypothesis tests, understanding different types of distributions (including sampling distributions), regression, and chi-square. There is even a simulation of the famous birthday problem.Mon, 17 May 2010 09:50:20 -0400