ERIC Number: EJ1096604
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Abstractor: As Provided
Teaching the Assessment of Normality Using Large Easily-Generated Real Data Sets
Kulp, Christopher W.; Sprechini, Gene D.
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v38 n2 p56-62 Sum 2016
A classroom activity is presented, which can be used in teaching students statistics with an easily generated, large, real world data set. The activity consists of analyzing a video recording of an object. The colour data of the recorded object can then be used as a data set to explore variation in the data using graphs including histograms, quantile-quantile plots and scatterplots, and to indicate possible formal analyses.
Descriptors: Statistics, Class Activities, Statistical Data, Video Technology, Color, Graphs, Visual Aids, Data Analysis
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