JSM 2011 Online Program

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Activity Details

182 * ! Mon, 8/1/2011, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-B217
Classroom Examples and Technique — Contributed Papers
Section on Statistical Education
Chair(s): Paul Velleman, Cornell University
10:35 AM Teaching Statistics Using the News Media T. Paulette Ceesay, Merck & Co., Inc.
10:50 AM Making Statistics Memorable: New Mnemonics and Motivations Lawrence M. Lesser, The University of Texas at El Paso
11:05 AM Statistical Humor: An Oxymoron? Harry James Norton, Carolinas Medical Center
11:20 AM Describing Quantitative Relationships Using Informal Grammar Milo Schield, StatLit Project
11:35 AM Using Pedometers to Collect Data: Just How Accurate Is That Pedometer? Phyllis Jane Curtiss, Grand Valley State University
11:50 AM It May Be a Great Day for Baseball, but Is It a Great Day for a Knuckleball? Robert H. Carver, Stonehill College
12:05 PM An Argument for Teaching Metrology in Introductory Statistics Classes Emily Casleton, Iowa State University ; Amy Borgen, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. ; Ulrike Genschel, Iowa State University ; Alyson Wilson, Iowa State University

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