"Techniques for Engaging Business Students in the Statistics Classroom"
with Jane E Oppenlander, Union Graduate College
Hosted by: Staci White, The Ohio State University
A pedagogical approach is presented that emphasizes the importance of competence in statistics for a successful business career. Statistical methods are introduced in a framework that stresses problem formulation, application of appropriate statistical techniques, and interpretation of results in the business context. Classroom activities and assignments are designed to motivate students, connect to concepts from other courses in the business curriculum, and teach professional and managerial skills. The use of statistical software is integral to the course along with an on-line learning system and Internet resources.
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