ERIC Number: EJ648144
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Probability Sampling and Inferential Statistics: An Interactive Exercise using M&M's.
Auster, Carol J.
Teaching Sociology, v28 n4 p379-85 Oct 2000
Describes a class exercise that attempts to alleviate student anxiety and fear of learning statistics. Explains that the exercise focuses on concepts associated with probability sampling theory and sampling distribution through the use of M and M's candy. Describes the four steps involved and additional considerations. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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