Education vs. Training Train = prepare against surprise. Educate = prepare for surprise. ( Finite and Infinite Games. James P. Carse , 1986). Information i s a Commodity. Non-official statistics (down the rabbit hole). Fun Questionnaire: goo.gl/oRNg0h. Worksheet: goo.gl/ krkEi.
Train = prepare against surprise.
Educate = prepare for surprise.
(Finite and Infinite Games. James P. Carse, 1986)
Fun Questionnaire: goo.gl/oRNg0h
David Sulz, Public Services Librarian
University of Alberta
2014 Winter Institute on Statistical Literacy for Librarians
(Statistical Literacy: A Short Introduction http://www.statlit.org/pdf/2010Schield-StatLit-Intro4p.pdf)
http://olympics.cbc.ca/medals/index.html. Retrieved 12 Feb 2014
= “special, official status”
Who might care?
(thought / analysis) (instruct /persuade)
“Either the well was very deep, or she fell very slowly, for she had plenty of time as she went down to look about her and to wonder what was going to happen next.”
n.b. The “well” IS very deep but
you may not have plenty of time!
Q: What year are the statistics for?
Q: What is the source?
Q: What does “aerospace” cover?
Q: Comments on quality of statistical information?
Any issues with this chart?
Q: How was the information for this graph collected?
Q: What year?
Q: What population was sampled?
Q: Any issues with methodology?
$1000s, to $10,000s and limited use rights
Q: What units of observation?
Q: Get your head around each section and report to group’
Q: Is “demographics” an appropriate request?
Q: Observations on the questionnaire and collection format used to generate the information.
Opt. Q: What are Edmonton’s top 3 coffee shops.
Opt Q: Is there a regional difference between Blackberry and iPhone ownership?
NB: for more information on the survey contact: Corporate.Marketing.and.Communications@sunlife.com”
Q: Better information from official sources?
Nearly half of Canadians approaching retirement consider their legacy, Investors Group poll finds
“The legacy Canadians plan to leave to charitable and non-profit organizations will average about 28 per cent of their financial assets according to the Investors Group poll, regardless of age.”
14.4% of 29.6% = 4% maximum
Diseases of the heart,
Q: Which Edmonton Monthly Key Economic Indicators stats are from official sources and which from non-official?
Q: Can you replicate this chart?
U.S., Canada and Mexico (‘97 - NAFTA)
to compare business activity
production-oriented: industries grouped by similar input structures, labour skills and production processes.
Caveat: used for classifying companies BUT NOT vertically or horizontally integrated activities of large and complex, multi-establishment companies.
- attitudes toward politics, the press and public policy issues
- reviews and commentary on the best web sources of industry specific content
Q: What measures of safety are there?
Neil Stewart (Warwick U), Linda Moxey (U Glasgow), IPCC risk lexicon