Each month a panel of educators will evaluate the submitted cartoon captions based on their value for teaching statistics. Entries are welcome from all who use or enjoy statistics, including: students, instructors, and professionals. See past entries and ongoing contests below!
January 2018 - Convenience samples just take low-hanging fruit!
Winners: Larry Lesser and Joe Nolan.
February 2018 - Don't Forget to Clean Your Dirty Data!
Winners: Jennifer Ann Morrow, Laila Poisson, and Chantal Larose.
March 2018 - Points that differ from their peers are often the most interesting.
Winners: Jim Alloway, Joe Nolan, Charlie Smith, and Tianyi Wang
April 2018 - Open your eyes to catch the significant events occurring at the tails.
Winners: Debmalya Nandy, Larry Lesser, Chantal Larose, and Jim Alloway
May 2018 - In the age of IT, paper-and-pencil statistics are finally laid to rest.
Winner: Justine Leon Uro
June 2018 - Cornfield's conditions ruled out Simpson's Paradox from a potential corn-founder.
Winners: Larry Lesser and Jim Alloway
July 2018 - It's always the same: just before the exam, book sales spike.
Winners: Karsten Luebke, Jim Alloway, and Larry Lesser
August 2018 - Always read the full informed consent document before...
Winners: Greg Snow and Michael Albers
September 2018 - A bit difficult to fully digest, but very nutritional and packed with vitamins...
Winners: Greg Baugher, Jeremy Case, and Greg Snow
October 2018 - Before computers, random numbers had to be generated by hand.
Winners: Anthony Bonifonte, Jim Alloway, Robert Wentz, and Shawn Ortonat
November 2018 - A 'statue' of limitations depicted data analysis before the 'monumental' breakthrough...
Winners: Larry Lesser and Karsten Luebke
December 2018 - Hmm, the pay rate of prison guards is quadratic and currently decreasing...
Winners: Greg Baugher and Larry Lesser