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Bob Hayden

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more on AP stats textbooks and other resources (fwd)
Posted: Feb 10, 1996 11:13 PM
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Forwarded message:
> From:
> There are some other good possibilities:
> (1) DON'T overlook the Quantitative Literacy series, authored by Richard
> Scheaffer, et al., at various times over the past ten years. They are
> available from Dale Seymour. Call 800-USA-1100.
> (2) Speaking of Scheaffer, his Activity Based Statistics (a consequence
> of an NSF-funded project) is due to be published this spring by Springer-
> Verlag. This is likely to be one of the most useful resources available

Newcomers may not know that Dick Scheaffer is one of the main people
involved in developing the AP Stwats. program.

> (4) For reference, there also are:
> (a) S. Chatterjee, et al., A Casebook for a First Course in
> Statistics and Data Analysis, Wiley, 1995.
> (b) D.J. Hand, et al., _A Handbook of Small Data Sets_, Chapman &
> Hall, 1994.

I just did a review of Hand et al. for the Statistics Teacher Network.
A review of both is in press for the American Statistician. I'm
working on a review of the second edition of the Siegel text for STN.
I won't claim my reviews to be the high point of the issues containing
them, but reviews of such books are a mainstay of STN. I just looked
over five years of back issues and there is all kinds of good stuff in
there, mostly aimed at high school teachers, but often relevant to
teachers at both lower and higher levels.

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