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ERIC Number: EJ978785
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 34
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
ISSN: ISSN-1069-1898
An Active Learning Approach to Teach Advanced Multi-Predictor Modeling Concepts to Clinicians
Samsa, Gregory P.; Thomas, Laine; Lee, Linda S.; Neal, Edward M.
Journal of Statistics Education, v20 n1 2012
Clinicians have characteristics--high scientific maturity, low tolerance for symbol manipulation and programming, limited time outside of class--that limit the effectiveness of traditional methods for teaching multi-predictor modeling. We describe an active-learning based approach that shows particular promise for accommodating these characteristics. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina