Monthly Archives: July 2014

Reflections on my changing technology

Beth Chance, Cal Poly – San Luis Obispo

My technology use has definitely evolved, including in ways that surprise me!  In particular, I have switched from being a long-time advocate of Minitab to not using a standard statistical package in the course at all.  In reflecting on why this was the case, I realized I had some guiding principles:  

I want student to see simulation-based methods as equally legitimate to theory-based procedures, if not preferred in some situations. 

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