Introducing Math Majors to Statistics

Tuesday, April 8th, 20082:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET

Presented by: Beth Chance & Allan Rossman, Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo


Math majors, and other mathematically inclined students, have typically been introduced to statistics through courses in probability and mathematical statistics. We worry that such a course sequence presents mathematical aspects of statistics without emphasizing applications and the larger reasoning process of statistical investigations. In this webinar we describe and discuss a data-centered course that we have developed for mathematically inclined undergraduates.

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