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2 May 2016 No Comment

A Workshop for Experienced Teachers


The ASA/NCTM Joint Committee is pleased to sponsor a Beyond AP Statistics (BAPS) workshop at the annual Joint Statistical Meetings* in Chicago, Illinois, August 3, 2016. Organized by Roxy Peck, the BAPS workshop is offered for AP Statistics teachers and consists of enrichment material just beyond the basic AP syllabus. The course is divided into four sessions led by noted statisticians. Topics in recent years have included experimental design, topics in survey methodology, multiple regression, logistic regression, what to do when assumptions are not met, and randomization tests.

Date: Wednesday, August 3, 2016
8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Chicago, Illinois
Cost: The course fee for the full day is $50. Please note: Course attendees do not need to register for the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM)* to participate in this workshop, although there is discounted JSM registration for K-12 teachers available online. The ASA will reimburse $25 of the $50 registration fee for the first 20 teachers who register and attend the BAPS workshop.
Location: Chicago, Illinois, McCormick Place or nearby hotel (room TBD)
Provided: Refreshments (lunch on your own)
Pass to attend the exhibit hall at the Joint Statistical Meetings
Certificate of participation from the American Statistical Association (ASA) certifying professional development hours
Optional graduate credit
Registration: Visit the website to register online. Registrations will be accepted until the course fills, but should arrive no later than July 15, 2016. Space is limited. If interested in attending, please register as soon as possible.
Questions: Rebecca Nichols, rebecca@amstat.org; (703) 684-1221, Ext. 1877

    *The Joint Statistical Meetings is the largest annual gathering of statisticians, where thousands from around the world meet to share advances in statistical knowledge. JSM activities include statistics education sessions, poster sessions, and the exhibit hall.

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