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View Resource A New View of Statistics

This online resource is intended to help students understand concepts from probability and statistics and covers many topics from introductory to advanced. You can follow the progression of the text, or you can click on a topic on the left. Key Words: Alpha Reliability; Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA); Analysis of Variance (ANOVA); Bayesian Analysis; Bias; Binomial regression; Bonferroni...
View Resource Age Discrimination?

In this handout, students are asked to compare the ages of terminated employees to the ages of retained employees. Students will use the comparison to decide if the data supports the conclusion of age discrimination.
View Resource American Indian Population in South Dakota

The American Indian population in the U.S., S.D., and many other states has shown significant growth in recent decades. It is also a comparatively young population. In this Bonus Opportunity, you will look at these growth patterns, compare the size and age distribution of the American Indian population in the U.S., S.D., & several reservation counties (& your home state/county if you choose)....
View Resource Career Records for All Modern Position Players Eligible for the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame

The dataset described in this article contains data on retired Major League Baseball players, eligible for the MLB Hall of Fame. The data can be used to illustrate descriptive statistical methods (numerical, graphical, and tabular) or inferential statistics (hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, etc.). The data is in .dat format.
View Resource Cartoon: Meaningless Statistics

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