ERIC Number: EJ934889
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
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Employing Introductory Statistics Students at "Stats Dairy"
Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, v33 n3 p78-80 Aut 2011
To combat students' fear of statistics I employ my students at a fictional company, Stats Dairy, run by cows. Almost all examples used in the class notes, exercises, humour and exams use data "collected" from this company.
Descriptors: Statistics, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Anxiety, Introductory Courses
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