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Teaching & Learning Webinar Series

This series of webinars presents general topics in statistics education.
They are usually held on the second Tuesday of each month at 2:00pm Eastern time.
Hosted by Jackie Miller, The Ohio State University.


CAUSE webinars are made possible by generous contributions from:

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"Using Calibrated Peer Review in Statistics and Biology: A Coordinated Statistical Literacy Project"
with Ellen Gundlach & Nancy Pelaez, Purdue University

2:00 to 2:30 pm Eastern time, October 13th, 2009

Ellen and Nancy use Calibrated Peer Review, an online writing and peer evaluation program available from UCLA, to introduce statistical literacy to Nancy's freshman biology students and to bring a real-world context to statistical concepts for Ellen's introductory statistics classes in an NSF-funded project. CPR allows instructors in large classes to give their students frequent writing assignments without a heavy grading burden. Ellen and Nancy have their students read research journal articles on interesting subjects and use guiding questions to evaluate these articles for statistical content, experimental design features, and ethical concerns.

Ellen Gundlach
Ellen Gundlach

Nancy Pelaez
Nancy Pelaez

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