A 2 nd Course in Statistics . Dr. Shonda Kuiper Grinnell College www.pearsonhighered.com/kuiper1einfo/ firstname.lastname@example.org. Outline. Need for a Second Course in Statistics Benefits of an Activities-Based Approach Description of Course Materials Course Syllabus Student Impact.
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C2: Making Connections: The 2-sample t-test, Regression and ANOVA
(What Impacts Memory)
Project: Three Page Memo to University President
(Gender Discrimination in Faculty Salaries)
5 -7: C3: Multiple Regression (Estimating Car Prices)
Project: Research Paper (Economic Growth in 3rd World Countries}
8-10: C6: Categorical (Space Shuttle Challenger )
C7: Logistic Regression (Detecting Cancer through Fine Needle Aspiration)
Project: Poster Presentation
(Infant Handling among Yellow Baboons or
Communication Patterns in Electric Fish)
11-12: C10: Principal Component Analysis (Stock Market Values)
Project: Executive Summary (The Hockey Stick Controversy)
13-15: Final Projects (Posters)
Project: Seed Germination (Ecology)
C5 Block, Split-Plot and Repeated Measure Designs: Memory
Project: The Perfection Game (Psychology)
C8 An Introduction to Poisson Regression: Detecting Cancer Clusters
Project: Superfund Sites and Leukemia (Biostatistics)
C9 An Introduction to Survival Analysis: Chocolate Chips
Project(s): Lung Cancer (Biology) or Perfection (Psychology)
C11 An Introduction to Bayesian Data Analysis: What Colors Come in Your M&M's Candy Bag?
Project: Adaptive Stopping Rules for Clinical Trials (Medical Ethics)
CLASS TESTERS NEEDED!
NSF DUE#0510392: ShondaKuiper, Tom Moore, and Linda Collins
Thanks to Jeff Sklar, Julie Legler, Sam Rebelsky, Henry Walker and the CAUSE Post-Intro Cluster Group (particularly Nathan Tintle and Doug Andrews)