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Legend: Washington State Convention Center = CC, Sheraton Seattle = S, Grand Hyatt = GH and The Conference Center = TCC
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Activity Details

487 Wed, 8/12/2015, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-401
SPEED: Topics in Statistics in Sports and Education — Contributed Speed
Section on Statistical Education , Section on Statistics in Sports
Chair(s): Catherine Crespi, UCLA
The Poster portion will take place during Session 211893
8:35 AM Major League Baseball Free Agent Fits: Examining Production Output Distributions Through Simulation Pamela Badian-Pessot, Smith College ; Daniel Aucoin, University of Massachusetts Amherst ; Austin Champagne, University of Massachusetts Amherst
8:40 AM The Winner of the 2014 Heisman Memorial Trophy Is . Jessica Sanders ; Tracy Morris, University of Central Oklahoma
8:45 AM Survive and Advariance Caitlin Phelps, North Carolina State University ; Nicholas Kapur, North Carolina State University ; Marschall Furman, North Carolina State University
8:50 AM Punt, Pass, or Kick? What the Numbers Say You Should Do Mary Bayles ; Ariel Webb, University of Central Oklahoma ; Yuting Wang Manley, University of Central Oklahoma ; Tracy Morris, University of Central Oklahoma
8:55 AM Ranking NCAA Football Teams Through Expected Points Zachary Knowlton ; Gilbert Fellingham, Brigham Young University
9:00 AM NFL Play Predictions William Burton, North Carolina State University ; Michael Dickey, North Carolina State University
9:05 AM The Quality of Pitches in Major League Baseball Philippa Swartz, Simon Fraser University ; Michael Grosskopf, Simon Fraser University ; Derek Bingham, Simon Fraser University ; Tim Swartz, Simon Fraser University
9:10 AM Regression Hoochie Koo: Using Music to Reinforce Regression Concepts Steven Patch, The University of North Carolina at Asheville
9:15 AM The Relationship Between Verbal Reasoning Skills and Statistical Literacy in Undergraduate Students Elizabeth Johnson, George Mason University ; Diana Keosayian, Wilkes University
9:20 AM A Randomized Trial in a Massive Online Open Course Shows People Don't Know What a Statistically Significant Relationship Looks Like, but They Can Learn Aaron Fisher, The Johns Hopkins University ; G. Brooke Anderson, Colorado State University ; Roger Peng, The Johns Hopkins University ; Jeff Leek, The Johns Hopkins University
9:25 AM Reinforcing Experimental Design with Activities Paul Stephenson, Grand Valley State University ; Phyllis Curtiss, Grand Valley State University ; Mary Richardson, Grand Valley State University ; Diann Reischman, Grand Valley State University
9:35 AM Changing How Students Think About Statistics Paul Plummer, University of Central Missouri
9:40 AM Methods for Improving Student Success in Introductory Statistics Courses at Oregon State University Katie Jager, Oregon State University ; Juliann Moore, Oregon State University
9:50 AM Are Pie Charts Really So Bad? An Experiment on Data Visualization Michael Posner, Villanova University ; Joseph Reiter, Villanova University
9:55 AM Integrating Statistics Across Disciplines: A Secondary School Case Study Kyle Barriger, Castilleja School

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