Applied statistics in the classroom
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The purpose of this report is to give teachers of AP Statistics a way to enrich student learning with an engaging, rigorous and relevant project. The report details the reasons necessary for student-based learning, along with examples in which projects in classrooms were successful. The project is centered on categorical data analysis involving tests of proportions, chi-squared distributions and confidence intervals. There are supplemental worksheets provided with the intent of showing students the relevance and applications of what they are learning to actual studies. Finally, a rubric is provided for students to align and focus their projects as well as for teachers to assess student learning.
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Phillips, Fred Y. (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1981-07)This monograph is intended as a practical guide to business applications of the theory of discrimination information statistics as developed by Kullback (1959) and Charnes and Cooper (1975 et seq.). A guide to modeling and ...
Leu, Richard Hsueh-Yee (2010-12)While most statistical applications involve real numbers, some demand complex numbers. Statistical shape analysis is one such area. The complex Bingham distribution is utilized in the shape analysis of landmark data in ...