# Javascript

• ### Journey to a Career in Industry

This article from the September 2009 issue of AMSTAT News features Dr. Robert Starbuck telling the story of his journey to become a statistician.

• ### A Day in the Life of an Undergraduate Statistical Consultant

This article from the September 2009 issue of AMSTAT News provides a glimpse into some of the experiences of undergraduate statistics consultants at St. Olaf College in Minnesota.
• ### Statistics: Your Chance for Happiness (or Misery)

This article from the September 2009 issue of AMSTAT News provides information about what is involved in a career in statistics and why statistics is important.
• ### A Statistician's Life

In this September 2009 article from AMSTAT news, several statisticians share the stories of how they chose careers in statistics.
• ### The Heart of a Statistician's Career: Relationships and Interactions

A statistician who works as a consultant shares information about his career and how he has learned to be more effective in the professional world in this September 2009 article in AMSTAT News.

• ### Introduction to Levels of Measurement Module

In this module, students can test their knowledge of levels of measurement by attempting to determine the the level of measurement of ten different variables. For each variable, a statement is also provided and students can indicate whether the statement about the variable is valid or invalid (given the way in which the variable was measured). There is also a brief "refresher" included here about levels of measurement.

• ### STATS: The Magazine for Students of Statistics

STATS magazine contains many articles that may be of interest to students of statistics and educators. Articles vary from those that are meant to teach and inform about different concepts and ideas to those that provide ideas for how to teach important topics to others. Some issues also include interesting data sets and information about ways to become more involved in the greater Statistics community.

• ### Quote: Cooper on The Law of Large Numbers

Oh, well, this would be one of those circumstances that people unfamiliar with the law of large numbers would call a coincidence. is a quote spoken by Sheldon Cooper (2007 - ) a character on the CBS comedy show "The Big Bang Theory" played by Jim Parsons (1973 - ). The quote occurred in Season 1 episode 4 that first aired in October, 2007.
• ### Cartoon: Random Walks

A cartoon that can be used in teaching about random walks. Cartoon by John Landers (www.landers.co.uk) based on an idea from Dennis Pearl (The Ohio State University). Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites.