Workshop Statistics: Discovery with Data, 4th Edition

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    Workshop Statistics: Discovery with Data, 4th Edition

    By Allan J. Rossman, Beth L. Chance

    Workshop Statistics: Discovery with Data places an emphasis on collaborative learning. It requires student observation, and integrates technology for gathering, recording, and synthesizing data. The course offers flexibility in selecting technology tools for classrooms primarily using technologies other than graphing calculators or Fathom Dynamic Data software. It presents standards for teaching statistics in an innovative, investigative, and accessible way to support active learning of statistics, and uses real data sets with everyday applications in order to promote statistical literacy.

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    Read, Study, and Practice

    Students learn course concepts using the complete online eTextbook, flashcards, crossword puzzles, practice questions, videos, and animations. Organized by learning objective, students can filter for relevant learning resources based on what they need to study most and print any section of the eTextbook.

    ORION Adaptive Practice (when available)

    Every student has a different starting point, and adaptive practice provides endless opportunities for practice to effectively prepare for class or quizzes and exams. Active retrieval of information with practice questions is proven to improve retention of information better than re-reading or reviewing the material, and students who use adaptive practice to prepare for exams do significantly better than those who do not. Students begin with a quick, chapter-level diagnostic to determine their initial level of understanding, and they can use the dashboard and quick reports to see what topics they know and don’t know.

    Assignments

    Students who fully engage in WileyPLUS assignments do better in the course by more than a letter grade. Auto-graded assignments give students immediate feedback based on flexible assignment settings determined by the instructor, while the notification center allows students to set their own email notification policies to stay on track.

    Instructors can select from extensive and reliable question banks to create and deploy reading, practice, homework, pre-post lectures, and assessment assignments. This course includes essay, label drag-and-drop, multiple choice, text entry, and true-/false question types.

     

    Gradebook

    Students know where they stand on WileyPLUS assignments, and they can track progress by learning objective.

    Instructors have insights into student performance at the granular question attempt and can track trends by individual student, assignment, or learning objective. Flexible policies allow instructors to change points, set assignment weighing policies, extend individual due dates, or drop the lowest grade.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Collecting Data and Drawing Conclusions
    Chapter 2. Summarizing Data
    Chapter 3. Randomness in Data
    Chapter 4. Inference from Data: Principles
    Chapter 5. Inference from Data: Comparisons
    Chapter 6. Inferences with Categorical Data
    Chapter 7. Relationships in Data

    TABLE I Random Digits
    TABLE II Standard Normal Probabilities
    TABLE III t-Distribution Critical Values
    TABLE IV Chi-Square Distribution Critical Values

    A. Student Glossary
    B. Sources for Studies and Datasets
    C. List of Data Files and Applets

    Read, Study, and Practice

    Students learn course concepts using the complete online eTextbook, flashcards, crossword puzzles, practice questions, videos, and animations. Organized by learning objective, students can filter for relevant learning resources based on what they need to study most and print any section of the eTextbook.

    ORION Adaptive Practice (when available)

    Every student has a different starting point, and adaptive practice provides endless opportunities for practice to effectively prepare for class or quizzes and exams. Active retrieval of information with practice questions is proven to improve retention of information better than re-reading or reviewing the material, and students who use adaptive practice to prepare for exams do significantly better than those who do not. Students begin with a quick, chapter-level diagnostic to determine their initial level of understanding, and they can use the dashboard and quick reports to see what topics they know and don’t know.

    Assignments

    Students who fully engage in WileyPLUS assignments do better in the course by more than a letter grade. Auto-graded assignments give students immediate feedback based on flexible assignment settings determined by the instructor, while the notification center allows students to set their own email notification policies to stay on track.

    Instructors can select from extensive and reliable question banks to create and deploy reading, practice, homework, pre-post lectures, and assessment assignments. This course includes essay, label drag-and-drop, multiple choice, text entry, and true-/false question types.

     

    Gradebook

    Students know where they stand on WileyPLUS assignments, and they can track progress by learning objective.

    Instructors have insights into student performance at the granular question attempt and can track trends by individual student, assignment, or learning objective. Flexible policies allow instructors to change points, set assignment weighing policies, extend individual due dates, or drop the lowest grade.

    Chapter 1. Collecting Data and Drawing Conclusions
    Chapter 2. Summarizing Data
    Chapter 3. Randomness in Data
    Chapter 4. Inference from Data: Principles
    Chapter 5. Inference from Data: Comparisons
    Chapter 6. Inferences with Categorical Data
    Chapter 7. Relationships in Data

    TABLE I Random Digits
    TABLE II Standard Normal Probabilities
    TABLE III t-Distribution Critical Values
    TABLE IV Chi-Square Distribution Critical Values

    A. Student Glossary
    B. Sources for Studies and Datasets
    C. List of Data Files and Applets