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Activity Webinar Series

This series of webinars presents individual activities with complete do-it-yourself guidance.
They are usually held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2:30pm Eastern time.
Hosted by Leigh Slauson, Capital University.



CAUSE webinars are made possible by generous contributions from:

Freeman Publishing

JMP® software from SAS

Minitab Inc.

Pearson Higher Education



"Why Not Just Take A Census?"
with Carolyn Cuff, Westminster College

September 28th, 2010

Students must confront their misconceptions before we can teach them new concepts. Naively, a census is an accurate method to quantify a population parameter. A very brief, memorable and easy to implement activity demonstrates that a census is at best difficult even for a small and easily enumerated population.