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Variyath, Asokan Mulayath; Nadarajah, Tharshanna – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2022
Undergraduate statistics teaching has always faced the challenge of improving the learning quality on a continuous basis. Interactive statistical applets can enhance statistical knowledge by providing multiple representations of basic concepts and facilitating experimentation. The use of these applets will simplify the efforts for teaching…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Statistics Education, Educational Technology, Undergraduate Students
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Hsu, Jane Lu; Jones, Abram; Lin, Jia-Huei; Chen, You-Ren – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2022
The objective of this study is to present and discuss how data visualization can be incorporated into teaching approaches by business faculty in introductory business statistics to strengthen business students' practical skills. Data visualization lessens difficulties in learning statistics by providing opportunities to illustrate analytical…
Descriptors: Statistics Education, Introductory Courses, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Austerschmidt, Kim L.; Stappert, Alexander; Heusel, Hanna; Bebermeier, Sarah – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2022
We outline the use and evaluation of a video presentation about variance and covariance developed to motivate students to process the topics and to enhance their skills. We outline the structure and the content of the video presentation and present data of an evaluation study. Students in different subjects who must pass statistics courses…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Statistics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Student Motivation
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Lesser, Lawrence M.; Pearl, Dennis K. – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2022
Thinking probabilistically is an essential part of thinking statistically, and the probability learning objectives that this article focuses on are those that are important in the underpinning of statistics and statistical models. Like mathematical statistics, probability can be considered purely from a mathematical viewpoint, but the focus here…
Descriptors: Statistics Education, Mathematical Concepts, Thinking Skills, Probability
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Allison, James S.; Santana, Leonard; Visagie, I. J. H. – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2022
This article discusses and contrasts the measures of association introduced by Pearson, Spearman, and Kendall, as these are the three most commonly used in practice and also the ones primarily covered in introductory statistics courses. Emphasis is placed on concepts pertaining to the measurement of the level of association between two variables,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Statistics Education, Introductory Courses, Measurement
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Lumbantobing, Rotua; McFall, Todd – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2022
In this article, we offer a teaching lesson on combinatorics and binary outcomes that utilizes real-world data. The focus of the lesson is to teach students how to analyze the effects of the National Basketball Association's (NBA) 2003 decision to extend the first round of its postseason from a best-of-five series of games to a best-of-seven…
Descriptors: Statistics Education, Team Sports, Teaching Methods, Decision Making
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Gooding, Constance L.; Lyford, Alex; Giaimo, Genie N. – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2022
Instructors at postsecondary institutions have designed a myriad of data science classes to keep up with the rise of big data. Businesses and companies have become increasingly interested in hiring people with strong data acquisition, management, and communication skills. Since data science as a field of study is relatively new, though it has deep…
Descriptors: Statistics Education, Undergraduate Students, Course Descriptions, Writing Instruction
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Eisenhauer, Joseph G. – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2022
This paper uses actual data on horse racing to illustrate probabilities, odds, and expected values, and offers cautionary remarks about applying textbook formulas to gambling on real-world sporting events.
Descriptors: Statistics Education, Probability, Textbooks, Mathematical Formulas
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Fedrizzi, Giulia; Canal, Luisa; Micciolo, Rocco – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2022
Football, as one of the most popular sports, can provide exciting examples to motivate students learning statistics. In this paper, we analyzed the number of goals scored in the UEFA EURO 2020 final phase as well as the waiting times between goals, considering censored times. Such a dataset allows us to consider some aspects of count data taught…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Probability, Statistics Education, Student Motivation
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Fanshawe, Thomas R. – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2021
An appreciation of experimental design is an important aspect of introductory statistics teaching in a wide range of applied disciplines, including medical statistics. Understanding the impact of design decisions on the choice of analysis method and subsequent interpretation of results can help to embed the importance of statistical thinking in…
Descriptors: Research Design, Learning Activities, Food, Introductory Courses
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Rota, Matteo; Peveri, Giulia; Fanelli, Margherita; Torelli, Lucio; Rocchi, Marco BL; Specchia, Claudia – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2021
On May 2020, after 2 months of online teaching with no face-to-face lectures, the Education Committee of the Italian scientific Society of Medical Statistics and Clinical Epidemiology conceived an online survey to assess satisfaction of Italian academics of medical statistics with online teaching and remote exams. This survey highlighted teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Web Based Instruction, Medical Education
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Pearl, Dennis K.; Lesser, Lawrence M. – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2021
Jokes, cartoons, songs, videos, and quotes can be useful ways to engage students in discussion and learning key concepts about polling.
Descriptors: Surveys, Data Collection, Statistics Education, Teaching Methods
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Berg, Arthur – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2021
The topic of Bayesian updating is explored using standard and non-standard dice as an intuitive and motivating model. Details of calculating posterior probabilities for a discrete distribution are provided, offering a different view to P-values. This article also includes the stars and bars counting technique, a powerful method of counting that is…
Descriptors: Bayesian Statistics, Teaching Methods, Statistics Education, Intuition
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Zazueta-Hernández, Jorge Antonio; López-Barrientos, José Daniel – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2021
This paper walks the reader through a simple mathematical characterization of the popular children's game, "Chutes and Ladders," focusing primarily on Monte Carlo simulation. The focus is then shifted to the board game "No Te Enojes" in order to analyze the implications of the introduction of strategy. The presence of strategy…
Descriptors: Games, Monte Carlo Methods, Generalization, Mathematics
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Hourigan, Mairéad; Leavy, Aisling M. – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2021
The association or relationship between two variables, also known as covariation, has been identified as one of the fundamental statistical concepts. This article details a statistical investigation that was used to informally introduce Grade 6 students to this concept.
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 6, Statistics Education, Measurement
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