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[1 Sep 2017 | No Comment | 161 views]
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.

Departments, Education, Featured, undergraduate statistics education »

[1 Sep 2017 | One Comment | 252 views]
Expectations and Skills for Undergraduate Students Doing Research in Statistics and Data Science

As more statistics undergraduates participate in summer and capstone research projects, it becomes paramount for teachers to prepare them adequately, Jo Hardin explains.

Departments, Education, Featured, undergraduate statistics education »

[1 Sep 2017 | No Comment | 134 views]
FUNdamental Engagement in Statistics Education

The use of fun in statistics education has implications for teaching, educating teachers, and educating the public. Larry Lesser shares some fun lessons and sources for teachers to use.

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.

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[1 Aug 2017 | No Comment | 447 views]
Sons Inspire ‘Stats Ninja’ Run at ‘American Ninja Warrior’

Ben Saville recently competed in NBC’s television reality show, “American Ninja Warrior,” in San Antonio as the “Stats Ninja.”

Columns, Consultant’s Corner, Featured »

[1 Aug 2017 | One Comment | 561 views]
Getting Paid: How to Determine Your Fee

Independent statistical consultants can bill by the hour or bill by the project, and there are trade-offs between the two approaches.

Departments, Education, Featured »

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Two National Poster Competition Winners Hail from Same School

Two students from Odyssey Elementary School in Wisconsin won a place in the ASA/NCTM’s national poster competition.

Columns, Featured, Pastimes »

[1 Aug 2017 | 2 Comments | 312 views]
What Does George Milliken Do When He Is Not Being a Statistician?

George A. Milliken talks about his hobbies outside of statistics.

Additional Features, Columns, Featured, Pastimes »

[1 Jul 2017 | 2 Comments | 562 views]
What Does Larry Moulton Like to Do When He Is Not Being a Statistician?

Larry Moulton shares his experience as a skydiver.

Departments, Featured, Meetings »

[1 Jul 2017 | No Comment | 1,790 views]
JSM 2018 Invited Session Proposals Sought

Christian Léger, JSM 2018 program chair, calls for invited session proposals for the next Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.