id: 02361844
dt: b
an: 2006e.03213
au: Scheaffer, Richard L.; Watkins, Ann; Witmer, Jeffrey; Gnanadesikan,
Mrudulla
ti: Activity-based statistics. Instructor resources.
so: Key College Publishing, Emeryville, CA (ISBN 1-930190-73-5). 406 p. (2004).
py: 2004
pu: Key College Publishing, Emeryville, CA
la: EN
cc: K15
ut: statistics; textbooks; activity-based teaching
ci:
li:
ab: The goal of the Activity-Based Statistics Project (ABSP) is to develop a
set of such activities that engage students in the learning process and
cover the statistical concepts essential to any introductory course.
These activities can be used in a variety of class settings to allow
students to ’discover’ concepts of statistics by working through a
set of ’laboratory’ exercises. Whether the ’laboratory’ is the
classroom, the student’s usual place of study, or a more formal
statistics laboratory, the traditional lectures in introductory
statistics should be supplemented or supplanted by a program that
requires the active participation of the students, working individually
or in groups. Statistics, then, should be taught more as an
experimental science and less as traditional mathematics.
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