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About Dave Klanderman

Dave Klanderman ( is Chairperson of the Math and Computer Science Department, Trinity Christian College

My rationale to choose teach statistics with simulation-based methods

Dave Klanderman , Trinity Christian College

It would be accurate to say that I was a skeptic when I showed up at a week-long MAA workshop at Dordt College in June 2013.  At the urging of my departmental colleague, who is now serving as our Provost, I signed up to learn more about a new statistics textbook, a new paradigm for teaching and learning statistics, and a chance to connect with both friends and family in Sioux Center, Iowa.[pullquote]Additional sessions convinced me that this approach had merit and the comparison data using the CAOS provided the final piece of assessment evidence.[/pullquote]

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