USCOTS 2005 - Spotlight on Pedagogy


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Table #

Spotlight Titles

P4

Some Class Activities in Probability and Statistics
Dave Agard and Gena Foletta - Northern Kentucky University
Handout (PDF)

P12

An Activity Approach to Teaching Data Analysis and Probability for Teachers
Jim Albert - Bowling Green State University

P5

Rote Learning of Statistics Among High Schools and Colleges
Amakye Daniel Agyekum - University of Cape Coast (Ghana)
Co-Presenters: Opoku Nyamaah Gideon, Nortey Andrews, Acheampong Mfoafo David

P6

WebAssign at North Carolina State University
Pam Arroway - North Carolina State University
Handout (PDF)

P9

Managing Team Projects in the Introductory Course
Dan Brick - University of St. Thomas

P10

Multiple Monte Carlo Methods for Making Sense of Statistical Matters
Gordon Brooks - Ohio University
Handout (PDF)

P13

Championing Statistical Thinking: Some Lessons from the Summer Olympics
Robert Carver - Stonehill College
Handout (PDF)

P14

Online Introductory Statistics--The Good and the Bad
Patti Collings - Brigham Young University
Handout (PDF)

P44

The Central Limit Theorem: A Group Activity to Die For!
John Daniels - Central Michigan University
Handout (PDF)

P8

Statistics in the News
E. Jacquelin Dietz - Meredith College
Handout (PDF)

P17

Dynamism and Humor in Statistical Presentation: Fresh Not Frozen
John Draper - The Ohio State University
Handout (PDF)

P15

Using Gallup Polls in Introductory Statistics
Mark Earley - Bowling Green State University

P16

Activities in the Advanced Placement Statistics High School Classroom
Leslie Ebersold and John Diehl - Lemont High School
Handout (PDF)

P34

Using Paideia Seminars to Encourage Intellectual Discussion and Discovery in the Statistics Classroom
Kay Endriss - Cape Fear Community College
Handout (PDF)

P21

Statistics Teaching Working Group at NC State University
Kristen Foley and Karen Chiswell - North Carolina State University

P43

Simulation Station
Martha Frank - Central Michigan University
Handout (PDF)

P22

Advising the Queen: Simulating Real World Significance Testing in About an Hour
Jim Freeman - Cornell College
Handout (PDF)

P36

Using Hands-on Methods with Computer Simulation to Teach Sampling Distributions and Inference
Amy Froelich, William Duckworth, W. Robert Stephenson - Iowa State University

P23

Stories and Statistics: Using Historical Examples in the Teaching of Applied Statistics
Mark C. Fulcomer - Richard Stockton College of New Jersey/UMDNJ
Co-Presenters: Jennifer Lyke, Merydawilda Colon, Marcia M. Sass, and S. David Kriska
Handout (PDF)

P24

Normal or Not? Christy Gillespie - Community School of Naples
Handout (PDF)

P25

Module Assisted Statistics Courses
William Grams - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Handout (PDF)

P26

Using Random Numbers to Introduce the Central Limit Theorem
James Guffey - Truman State University
Handout (PDF)

P27

Infuse Simulations Into Probability and Mathematical Statistics
Melinda Harder - Bates College
Handout (PDF)

P62

Using Real, Relevant, and Interesting Data to Teach Statistical Concepts
Rossi Hassad - Mercy College & Hunter College
Handout (PDF)

P28

Lab Activities for an Introductory Statistics Course
Sarai Hedges - University of Cincinnati
Handout (PDF)

P29

Low-Tech Demonstrations
Patricia Humphrey - Georgia Southern University
Handout (PDF)

P30

Training Environmental Statisticians - Tomorrow's Problem Solvers
William Hunt, Jr. and Kimberly Weems - North Carolina State University
Nagambal Shah and Monica Stephens - Spelman College
Handout (PDF)

P64

Statistics Before Your Eyes: Photographs of Statistical Concepts
Robert Jernigan - American University
Handout (PDF)

P18

What Ideas Worked for Me, What Didn't, and How to Make Them Work
Brian Jersky - Sonoma State University
Handout (PDF)

P31

Using Simulation to Explore the Power of a Test of Hypotheses
Bessie Kirkwood - Sweet Briar College
Handout (PDF)

P3

Helping Students Navigate Their Way Through Technology in the Intro Stat Class
Jessica Kohlschmidt - The Ohio State University
Handout (PDF)

P38

Activity-Based Learning Using Real-Time Online Hands-On Activities
Carl Lee and Felix Famoye - Central Michigan University
Handout (PDF)

P20

Is Homework Passé?
Susan Lenker - Central Michigan University

P32

The Ups, Downs, and Loops of Statistics
Mike Long - Shippensburg University of PA
Handout (PDF)

P35

A Web Centric Course
Debby Lurie - St. Joseph's University
Handout (PDF)

P2

Can We Teach Statistics in the Same Way That We Think About Statistics?
Christopher J. Malone - Winona State University

P33

The Sum of Independent Normals Is Normal
Daniel Martinez - California State University (Long Beach)
Handout (PDF)

P40

Using Statistics to Better Characterize Residential Wood Combustion Emissions
Andrew Moore - North Carolina State University

P11

Getting a Taste for Sampling: Using a Popsicle Stick Population to Illustrate Sampling Distributions
Robert Padgett and Kate Morris - Butler University
Handout (PDF)

P47

A High School "Statistics for Everyone" Course
Robert Peterson - Macomb Intermediate School District
Handout (PDF)

P41

Looking at the Big Picture of Statistics
Nancy Pfenning - University of Pittsburgh
Handout (PDF)

P45

The Hot Hand: Comparing Sports Performances to Chance
Alan Reifman - Texas Tech University
Handout (PDF)

P49

Introductory Statistics with SPSS
Lisa Rome - College of Mount St. Joseph

P53

The Juarez Lincoln Marti: An Experience Teaching Statistics Faculty Development Workshops in Latin America
Jorge Romeu - Syracuse University
Handout (PDF)

P50

Using Web to Address Academic Diversity in Basic Statistics Courses
Atul Roy - Montgomery College

P51

The Role of Daily Quizzes in an Introductory Probability and Statistics Course
Bill Rybolt - Babson College
Handout (PDF)

P52

Introducing Undergraduate Students to Spam Filtering, Internet Traffic Data and WWW Clickstream Data Analysis: Three Activities that Work.
Juana Sanchez - University of California (Los Angeles)
Handout (PDF)

P54

Green Route or Red Route? A Statistics Project
Jose Almer Sanqui - Appalachian State University
Handout (PDF)

P63

Using Monte-Carlo Simulations and an Interactive White-Board for Teaching Sampling Distribution Characteristics
Fabio Santos - Raymond Walters College, University of Cincinnati
Handout (PDF)

P46

Using Hybrid Teaching in Undergraduate Statistics Education
F. Michael Speed, Eric Hintze, Kathleen D. Speed - Texas A&M University
Handout (PDF)

P39

EESEE: A Resource for Statistical Examples and Data
Christopher Sroka - The Ohio State University

P55

Teaching Graphical Excellence By Using Media Mistakes
Debra Stiver - University of Nevada (Reno)
Handout (PDF)

P42

Teaching Statistics Completely On-Line
David Sze - Monmouth University
Handout (PDF)

P56

The Impact of Religious Faith on Statistical Use and Inference
Nathan Tintle - Hope College
Handout (PDF)

P37

Reduce the Fear Factor with Online Materials
Gail Tudor - Husson College
Handout (PDF)

P57

Seeing the Forest Through the Trees: Overarching Principles to Help Struggling Students
Julie Turchin - Stanford University
Handout (PDF)

P58

Flat Earth Guide to Probability and Statistics
John C. Turner - U.S. Naval Academy
Handout (PDF)

P59

REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) in Statistics at Miami University
Vasant Waikar - Miami University

P60

Visualizing Bivariate Normal Distributions
Daniel Wang - Central Michigan University
Handout (PDF)

P49

Teaching Basic Principles Using a Lottery Computer Simulation
Ron Wasserstein - Washburn University

P1

Statistics in Song
Sheila Weaver - University of Vermont
Handout (PDF)

P11

Is Your Class in Jeopardy!?
Adam Weimer - The Ohio State University
Handout (PDF)

P61

Decision Bonsai Provide Students a Glimpse of Structure
David Zeitler - Grand Valley State University
Handout (PDF)

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