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About Kevin Ross

Kevin Ross is an Assistant Professor in the Statistics Department at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Highlighting real statistical studies

KRossKevin Ross – Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

One of the recommendations of the GAISE report is to “use real data where possible.” While this is great advice, perhaps an even better recommendation is to “always use real statistical studies.” This post describes some ways I highlight real studies in my courses. While my approach might not be novel, I hope you find some of these ideas useful. 

Highlighting real data in our teaching is extremely important.   However, perhaps a better goal is to highlight real statistical studies…

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