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Subject:  Realism in Statistics 
Author:  Craig 
Date:  Jul 18 2008 
> I'm also teaching a lower level Prob/Stats course for the first
> time. I would be interested in any ideas anyone has in making it
> "real" for my students.
I have used "social justice" as a lens for the teaching of Statistics for a few
years now, and at the end of the year, many students remark about how they
appreciated the realistic applications I introduced.
Here is a listing of what I have tried, and some good resources (I'm sure there
are many more out there):
http://www.uni.uiuc.edu/~hcrussel/socialjustice.htm
Good luck.
 
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