2016 Fall USCLAP Winners

 

First Course in Statistics

Standing Authors Title Institution Instructor Mentor Project
1st Madison Laethem and Grace Zhan Predicting Student Debt Upon College Graduation Smith College Jordan Crouser View
2nd Matthew Ruff, Daniel Harman and Rebecca Roberts To Type or To Write: A Study on the Effects of Different Note-Taking Methods Hope College Todd Swanson View
3rd Charlene Martin and Alicia Drew A Fascination with Neuro-babble: Students’ Increased Satisfaction with Explanations of Psychological Phenomena Curtin University Peter Allen View
3rd Alexandra Staniland Neuro-babble Beguiles Health Science Students: Superfluous Neuroscience Improves Satisfaction with Explanations of Psychological Curtin University Peter Allen View

 

Second Course in Statistics - Group 1

Standing Authors Title Institution Instructor Mentor Project
1st Jun Taek Lee, Noah Sebek, and Yiran Xu Predicting Employment through Internet, Social Media, and Gaming Activity:  Comparing CART and Random Forests Grinnell College Shondra Kuiper View
2nd Ji Young Yun and Wencong Li NYC 311 - What are some of the factors that determine the number of days spent to solve non-emergency issues in New York City? Smith College Jordan Crouser View
3rd Taylor Fortnam and Clare Salerno Investigation of Heart Disease Death Rates and Crime Rates in U.S. Counties Wellesley College Cassandra Pattanayak View
3rd Kayla Morrissey, Annika Helverson, and Anushka Joshi Relationship between Pre-Pregnancy Smoking and Birth Weight Grinnell College Shonda Kuiper View

 

Second Course in Statistics - Group 2

Standing Authors Title Institution Instructor Mentor Project
1st Siqi Fan The effect of the producer and schedule of a Korean drama on its viewership Vassar College Jingchen Hu View
2nd Julie Liu, Fengyuan Li, and Jimin Tan Logistic Regression Analysis of Racial Bias in Arrests of Subjects Stopped by Police in New York City Grinnell College Shonda Kuiper View
3rd Courtney Taylor, Maria McMahon, and Jesus Riera Sanchez Baseball Hall of Fame: Examining Factors for Enshrinement Northern Kentucky University Joseph Nolan and David Agard View
3rd Jarren Santos and Timothy Brennhofer Staying Out of Trouble: Logistic Regression on the Iowa Department of Corrections Recidivism Strategies Grinnell College Timothy Brennhofer View