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Additional Features, Statisticians in History »

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Dennis Pearl is professor of statistics at The Pennsylvania State University and director of the Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education (CAUSE).

Departments, Education, Featured, Statistical Literacy »

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Teaching Statistical Literacy to Non-STEM Majors:  Challenges and Opportunities

Michelle Everson and Ellen Gundlach’s students are more likely to be consumers of statistical information than producers of statistics, so they developed courses designed to help students become critical consumers of statistical information.

A Statistician's Life, Additional Features »

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We interviewed a handful of statistics teachers to find out who inspired them, where they get their best teaching tools, and what they think is the most challenging part of being a teacher.

Departments, Education, Statistical Literacy »

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Trevor Butterworth discusses Sense about Science and how to get journalists to “see” statistical concepts.

Departments, Education, Statistical Literacy »

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Hollylynne Lee and Dalene Stangl share how two teams took on the challenge of designing and implementing two MOOCs that could assist teachers in teaching statistics.

Departments, Education, Featured, Statistical Literacy »

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Educational Ambassador Program Advances Collaboration Between ASA and World

The Educational Ambassador Program was launched in 2005 to annually recruit an educational ambassador from foreign countries. This lasting collaboration between the ASA and other international statistical societies promotes permanent exchanges of knowledge and enhances statistical literacy.

Additional Features, Just for Fun »

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Lawrence Lesser of The University of Texas at El Paso repurposed Paul Simon’s 1977 top-five hit “Slip Slidin’ Away” to teach regression to the mean.

Additional Features, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics »

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This special issue of the Journal of Business & Economic Statistics on regime switching and threshold models is motivated by the mounting empirical evidence of important nonlinearities in regression models commonly used to model the dynamics in macroeconomic and financial time series.

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An update from the management team of the Division of Mathematical Sciences at the National Science Foundation touches on recent program activities from DMS and an outlook for the future.