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Section Is Primary Sponsor of Five Invited Sessions

1 July 2010 No Comment

The statistics education program includes a lineup of thought-provoking presentations, roundtable discussions, and posters. Following are the invited sessions primarily sponsored by our section.

Statistics Degree Programs in a Data-Centric World: What Needs to Change?, organized by Jessica Utts of the University of California, Irvine

    Panelists: Douglas G. Simpson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    James Rosenberger, Penn State
    Christopher Malone, Winona State University
    Raymond Bain, Merck Research Laboratories
    Dalene Stangl, Duke University
    Eileen King, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Rethinking Our Statistics Courses: What to Let Go of in Order to Grow?, organized by Deb Rumsey of The Ohio State University

    Panelists: Deborah J. Rumsey, The Ohio State University
    Allan Rossman, Cal Poly
    Beth Chance, Cal Poly
    Jessica Utts, University of California, Irvine

Establishing a Career in Statistics Education, organized by Joan Garfield of the University of Minnesota

    Panelists: Dennis Pearl, The Ohio State University
    Robert DelMas, University of Minnesota
    Herle McGowan, North Carolina State University
    Hollylynne Stohl Lee, North Carolina State University

Beyond the Introductory Course: Strategies for a Second Course in Statistics, organized by Tisha Hooks of Winona State University

    Panelists: Julie Legler, St. Olaf College
    Shonda Kuiper, Grinnell College
    Robin Lock, St. Lawrence University
    Brad Hartlaub, Kenyon College
    Nathan Tintle, Hope College

Effective Use of Instructional Technology, organized by Rob Gould

    Presenters: Michelle Everson, University of Minnesota
    Webster West, Texas A&M University
    Jamis Perrett, Texas A&M University
    Nicholas Horton, Smith College

In addition, the following topic-contributed sessions were organized by section members.

Statistics Education Funding from the National Science Foundation Division of Undergraduate Education, organized by Stephanie Fitchett of the National Science Foundation

Statistical Literacy 2010, organized by Milo Schield of Augsburg College

Challenges in Large Sections: GAISE-ing Toward Solutions, organized by Kim Gilbert of The University of Georgia

Statway: Integrating College-Level Introductory Statistics and Developmental Mathematics, organized by Roxy Peck of Cal Poly

JSE: A Resource for Innovative Statistics Instruction in a Data-Centric World, organized by John Gabrosek of Grand Valley State University

Evidence-Based Education: Improving Teaching and Learning Through Understanding Students’ Attitudes, organized by Candace Schau of CS Consultants, LLC

Collaborative Projects in Statistics Education Research, organized by Bob delMas of the University of Minnesota

Survey Data and Online Analysis Systems, organized by Katie Genadek of the University of Minnesota

JSM 2011
If you have ideas for JSM 2011 invited sessions, contact the section’s program chair, Danny Kaplan, at kaplan@macalester.edu.

The Section on Statistical Education is also sponsoring seven contributed paper sessions and several roundtables, in addition to cosponsoring a few other sessions. For more information, contact Tisha Hooks at thooks@winona.edu. Visit the online program for up-to-date session times and locations.

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