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[1 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on Teaching Statistical Literacy to Non-STEM Majors: Challenges and Opportunities | 2,141 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.

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[1 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on Statistical Literacy and Journalism: The Road Less Traveled | 1,013 views]

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

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[1 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on Design and Implementation of Professional Development MOOCs for Statistics Teachers | 2,311 views]

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.

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[1 Sep 2017 | Comments Off on Educational Ambassador Program Advances Collaboration Between ASA and World | 1,040 views]
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.