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The Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE) College Report, originally endorsed by the ASA in 2005, has had a profound effect on the teaching of statistics. However, advances in technology alone warrant a re-evaluation of it.

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The United States Conference on Teaching Statistics 2015 will be held May 28–30 at the Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center in State College, Pennsylvania. The theme of this year’s conference is “Making Connections.”

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The Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education in conjunction with the ASA is accepting applications for its sixth annual undergraduate statistics project competition. Get the details here.

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[1 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 166 views]

Statistics—the science of learning from data—is the fastest-growing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) undergraduate degree in the United States over the last four years, an analysis of federal government education data conducted by the ASA revealed.

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[1 Jan 2015 | One Comment | 229 views]
Guidelines for Undergraduate Programs in Statistical Science Updated

The updated ASA Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate Programs in Statistical Science were adopted in November by the ASA Board of Directors.

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[1 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 202 views]

A list of internship opportunities is posted on STATtr@k, the new professional’s website.

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[1 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 81 views]

The University of Auckland’s Chris Wild writes that the universe of data, big and otherwise, is growing explosively, and argues we have to find ways to get much further, much faster—to open our students’ eyes to an enormously wider world of possibility, opportunity, and excitement.

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Six $400 scholarships from ASA’s Quality and Productivity Section were awarded to students to attend this past JSM in Boston, Massachusetts.

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[1 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 16 views]

As the 2014 ASA Educational Ambassador, Juan Carlos Salazar Uribe of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia attended the Joint Statistical Meetings in Boston, Massachusetts, to participate in Continuing Education courses.

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The American Statistical Association/National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Joint Committee on Curriculum in Statistics and Probability sponsored a Beyond AP Statistics workshop at the annual Joint Statistical Meetings in Boston on August 6.