eCOTS 2012 - Program


Monday, May 14th

Morning

eCOTS posters available for viewing and comments

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

"Interactive Teaching of Probability Distributions Theory and Applications using Data, Models and Webapps"
with Ivo Dinov, UCLA; Kyle Siegrist, University of Alabama; and Dennis Pearl, Ohio State University

12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Break

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

"Using advertisements to teach statistical literacy"
with Rose Martinez-Dawson and Robert Horton, Clemson University

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Break

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

"Simulations, Audience Response Systems and the Classroom: Engaging the Modern Student"
with S. Camille Peres and David M. Lane, Rice University

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Break

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

"What do students really need to know about Statistics in the 21st Century?"
with Richard (Dick) De Veaux, Williams College

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Break

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

"Data Visualization on the iPad"
with Mia Stephens, SAS Institute, JMP Division

 

Tuesday, May 15th

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

"A Second Statistics Course is Needed: What should it be?"
with Marc Isaacson and Milo Schield, Augsburg College

12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Break

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

"Storytelling in the Statistics Classroom"
with Jeanne Albert and Bill Peterson, Middlebury College

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Break

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

"Online Games for Teaching Statistics from the Data Games and Playing Games with a Purpose Projects"
with William Finzer, KCP Technologies; Cliff Konold, University of Massachusetts; and Shonda Kuiper, Grinnell College

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Break

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

"A debate of what we know, think we know, and don't know about the use of simulation and randomization-based methods as alternatives to the consensus curriculum of the Stat 101 course"
with Christopher Malone, Winona State University; and Nathan Tintle, Dordt College

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Break

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

"ENGAGING STUDENTS: This is always a challenge, whether teaching online or face-to-face. Learn new ways to engage your students and help them succeed in their statistics courses by using new, interactive online tools"
with Alan Dabney, Texas A&M University; and Roland Cheyney & Karen Carson, W.H. Freeman

 

Wednesday, May 16th

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

"Introducing Inference with Bootstrapping and Randomization"
with Kari Lock Morgan, Duke University

12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Break

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

"What Online Students Wish You Knew"
with Camille Fairbourn, Utah State University

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Break

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

"Statistical Computing: A Language or a Graphical Interface"
with Daniel Kaplan, Macalester College; and Jason Wilson, Biola University

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Break

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

"Designing and Using an Online Course to Support Teaching Introductory Statistics: Experiences and Assessments"
with Oded Meyer, Candace Thille, and Marsha Lovett, Carnegie Mellon University

 

Thursday, May 17th

All day

Previous breakout sessions and virtual posters available for viewing.

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Workshop (Separate registration is required and space is limited.)
"A flavor of the CATALST Course: Using randomization-based methods in an introductory statistics course""
Presented by Laura Le, Laura Ziegler, and Rebekah Isaak

 

Friday, May 18th

11:00 a.m.

Introduction to eCOTS
hosted by Michelle Everson & Dennis Pearl

11:15 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.

Keynote by Hans Rosling
hosted by Michelle Everson

12:05 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Break

12:15 p.m. - 1:05 p.m.

Panel #1 on Teaching Statistics for the Modern Student
moderated by Ellen Gundlach

  • Rose Martinez-Dawson and Robert Horton
  • Jeanne Albert and Bill Peterson
  • Kari Lock Morgan

1:05 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Break

1:15 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.

Panel #2 on Teaching Statistics for the Modern Student
moderated by Georgette Nicolaides

  • Camille Fairbourn
  • Ivo Dinov, Dennis Pearl, and Kyle Siegrist
  • William Finzer, Cliff Konold, and Shonda Kuiper

2:05 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Break

2:15 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.

Panel on Debating the Big Ideas in Statistics Education
moderated by Michael Posner

  • Christopher Malone and Nathan Tintle
  • Daniel Kaplan
  • Marc Isaacson and Milo Schield
  • Richard (Dick) De Veaux

3:05 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Break

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Virtual Poster Session

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Panel on Commercial Resources for Teaching Statistics
moderated by Megan Mocko

  • Alan Dabney
  • Mia Stephens

4:30 p.m. - 4:35 p.m.

Break

4:35 p.m. - 5:25 p.m.

Keynote by Webster West
hosted by Michelle Everson

5:25 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Conference wrap-up

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