eCOTS 2014 - Program


Monday, May 19th

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Statistical Knowledge for Teaching Activities and Assessments
with Stephanie Casey, Eastern Michigan University
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 - 12:00 p.m. Keynote address: Preparing K-12 Teachers to Navigate the Data Stream: Great Opportunities and Challenges
with Christine Franklin, University of Georgia
12:00 - 12:15 p.m. Break
12:15 - 2:15 p.m. WORKSHOP: Teaching Randomization-based Methods in an Introductory Statistics Course: The CATALST Curriculum
with Bob delMas, University of Minnesota
2:15 - 2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. When Mathematics and Statistics Collide in Assessment Tasks
with Anna Bargagliotti, Loyola Marymount University; Randall Groth, Salisbury University
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Big Data, Data Science and Next Steps for the Undergraduate Curriculum
with Nicholas J. Horton, Amherst College
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. Break
4:30 - 5:00 p.m. Planting Seeds of Reproducibility in the Introductory Statistics Course with R Markdown
Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel, Duke University

Tuesday, May 20th

10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Statistics for the 21st Century: Are we Teaching the Right Course?
Richard Deveaux, Williams College; Daniel J. Kaplan, Macalester College
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 - 12:00 p.m. How Introductory Applied Statistics Course Instructors Can Introduce Big Data through Four of its Vs
John McKenzie, Babson College
12:00 - 12:15 p.m. Break
12:15 - 2:15 p.m. WORKSHOP: Using Fun and Games to Engage Real-World Learning
Shonda Kuiper, Grinnell College and Rod Sturdivant, The Ohio State University
2:15 - 2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. Two Big Ideas for "Big Data" Analytics
Milo Schield, Augsburg College
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Using Creative Inquiry to Understand the Role of Statistics in Undergraduate Research
Rose Martinez-Dawson & Paul Dawson, Clemson University
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. Break
4:30 - 5:00 p.m. An Interdisciplinary QUantitative Analysis and Research Cooperative (QUARC) at Westminster College
Jen Simonds, Westminster College

Wednesday, May 21st

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Bridging the Disciplines with Fun: Resources and Research
Lawrence Lesser, University of Texas at El Paso; Dennis Pearl, The Ohio State University; Reynaldo Reyes, University of Texas at El Paso; and John Weber, Georgia Perimeter College
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 - 12:00 p.m. Keynote address: Fundamentally Changing Maths Education for the New Era of Data Science
Conrad Wolfram, The Wolfram Group
12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Break
12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Sponsored session: Engaging Students in Statistical Concept Discovery for Deeper Learning
Julian Parris, The SAS Institute, JMP Academic Division
1:00 - 1:15 p.m. Break
1:15 - 2:00 p.m. Virtual poster session
See list of poster presentations
2:00 - 2:15 p.m. Break
2:15 - 2:45 p.m. Panel on Big Data
2:45 - 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. WORKSHOP: Empowering Introductory Statistics Students with a Passion-Driven, Project-Based Curriculum
Lisa Dierker, Wesleyan University

Thursday, May 22nd

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. WORKSHOP: Web Resources for Interactive Probability Instruction
Dennis Pearl, The Ohio State University; Ivo Dinov, University of Michigan; and Kyle Siegrist, University of Alabama
12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Break
12:30 - 2:30 p.m. WORKSHOP: Teaching the Statistical Investigation Process with Randomization-based Inference
Nathan Tintle, Dordt College; Beth Chance, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. WORKSHOP: Effective Teaching using R, RStudio, and the MOSAIC Package
Nicholas Horton, Amherst College; Randall Prium, Calvin College; and Daniel Kaplan, Macalester College

Friday, May 23rd

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Statistics for and with Physical Scientists
Randall Pruim, Calvin College
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 - 11:30 p.m. Reaching Students Outside the Statistics Classroom: Integrating Statistics into the Coursework and Research Experiences of Non-Statistics Majors
Cassandra Wolos Pattanayak, Wellesley College
12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Break
12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Sponsor session #2
WHFreeman
1:00 - 1:30 p.m. Break
1:30 - 2:00 p.m. Panel on Common Core
2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 - 3:15 p.m. Special 2-year College Panel by SCHEMATYC project
Deb Rumsey, The Ohio State University; Marjorie Bond, Monmouth College
3:15 - 3:45 p.m. Break
3:45 - 4:15 p.m. Panel on Bridging the Disciplines
4:15 - 4:45 p.m. Break
4:45 - 5:15 p.m. ICOTS preview
Roxy Peck, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
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