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Data science at two-year colleges

StatPREP leaders Kate Kozak (Coconino Community College and AMATYC), Doug Ensley (MAA), and Danny Kaplan (Macalester College), represented StatPREP at last week’s “Two-Year College Data Science Summit”. The purpose of the summit Read more

Getting a handle on ANOVA: Webinar for 20 April 2018

By the end of April, many of us will be near the end of the semester. In terms of teaching statistics, that means we’re approaching the point of decision: Should I cover ANOVA or not?

This webinar is about ANOVA, seen from a perspective that we think makes it much easier Read more

Applications are open for Summer 2018 workshops!

Applications are now being accepted for the Highline and Hartford workshops.

  • University of Hartford (CT) Friday/Saturday June 1/2

  • Highline College (Seattle, WA) Friday/Saturday June 15/16

Application form.

Application deadline: April 17, 2018

For more information: see what’s in a StatPREP workshop and the schedule from our pilot 2017 workshops

Little Apps for teaching stats

As part of the StatPREP project, we have also been developing apps. The StatPREP philosophy is to be data front-and-center in statistics. Consequently, our apps are based entirely in displays of data.  We are calling them “Little Apps”, since each app uses a standard graphical modalities for displaying data. We do add statistical annotations Read more

Writing an interactive tutorial: Friday Dec 1 webinar

4:00 EDT, 3:00 CDT, 2:00 MDT, 1:00 PDT. Connect a few minutes early, if you can.
Link to the video of the webinar

An interactive tutorial is an effective way to provide access to data computing to students. Tutorials can be arranged so that a student needs nothing more than a web browser. Within a tutorial, you can pose multiple choice questions, display results of statistical calculations, and provide students with an R session in which they can do their own calculations (with as much or as little guidance from you as you want).

The first step in writing an interactive tutorial is to figure out Read more