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Teaching & Learning Webinar Series

This series of webinars presents general topics in statistics education.
They are usually held on the second Tuesday of each month at 2:00pm Eastern time.
Hosted by Jackie Miller, The Ohio State University.

CAUSE webinars are made possible by generous contributions from:

Freeman Publishing

JMP® software from SAS

Minitab Inc.

Pearson Higher Education

"Interactive Statistics Education using WISE tutorials and applets"
with Dale Berger, Amanda Saw, Giovanni Sosa, Justin Mary, and Christopher Pentoney; Claremont Graduate University

2:00 to 2:30 pm Eastern time, October 11th, 2011

This webinar will present the tutorials, applets, and other resources available on the Web Interface for Statistics Education project ( Following an overview of WISE resources, we will demonstrate and discuss how instructors can use interactive applets to help students gain a better intuitive understanding of fundamental concepts like sampling distributions and statistical power. The webinar will conclude with a demonstration of a mini-lecture on statistical power, using an interactive applet to show how statistical power, sample size, effect size, and alpha error rate are interrelated. Student handouts and exercises will be provided.