1997 Joint Mathematics Meetings

Sessions on Teaching Statistics

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Following is a selection of presentations from the Joint Mathematics Meetings, 8-11 January 1997, San Diego, CA.

MAA Session
Teaching the Practice of Statistics at All Levels

K. L. D. Gunawardena, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh gunaward@vaxa.cis.uwosh.edu
Anne D. Sevin, Framingham State College
Chitra Gunawardena, University of Wisconsin Center
  1. Hands-on Activities for Probability and Mathematical Statistics Courses
    Anne D. Sevin, Framingham State College
  2. Maple and the Sample Mean from the Cauchy Distribution
    Elliot A Tanis, Hope College
    John J Krueger, Hope College
  3. Using writing in statistics courses
    Robert E Buck, Slippery Rock University
  4. Using the Computer Algebra System Maple in Applied Statistics
    Amy L. Rocha, San Jose State University
  5. Correlation, Regression, and Moments of Inertia
    Roger B. Nelsen, Lewis & Clark College
  6. Using Mathematica in Statistics Courses for Mathematics Majors
    Jenny Baglivo, Boston College
  7. Half-Course Offerings in Statistics
    John D. McKenzie, Jr., Babson College
  8. Enhancing Statistics Using an Industrial Simulation
    Bruce McLean, Georgia Southern University
  9. Time Series Analysis: An Introduction to Applied Statistics for Math Majors?
    Robin H Lock, St. Lawrence University
  10. Simulation to the Rescue in ANOVA
    Donald E Miller, Saint Mary's College
  11. An in-depth case studies approach to statistics
    Deborah Nolan, University of California, Berkeley
    Terence P Speed, University of California, Berkeley
  12. Improving Statistics Education Through Academe/Industry Collaboration
    Roxy L Peck, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
  13. Using Short Focused Projects to Get Students Working with Data
    Patti Frazer Lock, St. Lawrence University
  14. Using newspaper statistics to help motivate business statistics students
    Ann E. Moskol, Rhode Island College
  15. Teaching Statistics in a Developing Country
    Vincent Malaibe, University of Papua New Guinea
    Deane E. Arganbright, University of Papua New Guinea
  16. Who's the Winner?: An Exercise in Measuring Deviations.
    Kathleen M. Shannon, Salsibury State University
    William S. Weber, Jr., Eastern Arizona College
  17. Alternative Assessment: An Effective Framework for Teaching Statistics.
    Nkechi M Agwu, BMCC, CUNY
  18. Getting Confidence in Interval Estimates
    Norbert J Kuenzi, UW-Oshkosh
  19. Choosing the Best: A Decision-Making Activity
    Allan J Rossman, Dickinson College
  20. Visualizing Probabilities
    Alan C. Krinik, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  21. Integrating Technology in the Introductory Statistics Course
    Leona L. Mirza, North Park College
  22. Integrating Activities and Computer Technology into an Elementary Statistics Course
    Yvonne M. Zubovic, Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne
  23. Incorporating a Laboratory Component into Statistics Courses
    Beth L Chance
  24. A Variety of Components for Effective Teaching
    Cathy W Carter, Christian Brothers University
  25. Integration of Statistical Concepts into Courses before Introductory Statistics
    Norean Radke Sharpe, Babson College
  26. How do Naperville residents do in recycling?
    Linda Q. Gao, North Central College
  27. Hypothesis Testing Logic in Introductory Statistics
    Pavel A Bosin, NSU
  28. More Problem Solving Power: Exploiting Prediction Models and Statistical Software in a One-Semester Course
    Joe H. Ward, Jr., Health Careers High School
    Robert L. Fountain,
  29. Brains, Elasticities, and Slime: An Activity for Teaching Transformations
    George W. Cobb, Mount Holyoke College
  30. Beach Balls, Cards and Graphing Calculators
    Yajun Yang, State University of New York, Farmindale, New York
  31. Constructive Technology for Teaching Statistical Concepts
    Richard L Scheaffer, University of Florida
  32. Using the World Wide Web for Teaching Statistics
    K.L.D. Gunawardena, UW Oshkosh

Advanced placement statistics.
MAA Panel Discussion

Ann Watkins, California State University, Northridge
Duane Hinders, Gunn High School
Rosemary Roberts, Bowdoin College
Richard L. Schaeffer, University of Florida

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