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Star Library: Simulating Size and Power Using a 10-Sided Die
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This group activity illustrates the concepts of size and power of a ...

This group activity illustrates the concepts of size and power of a test through simulation. Students simulate binomial data by repeatedly rolling a ten-sided die, and they use their simulated data to estimate the size of a binomial test.

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Statistics and Probability
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Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
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Blankenship, Erin
Young, Linda J., 1952-
Categorical Data Activity
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This activity will allow students to familiarize themselves with technology and its ...

This activity will allow students to familiarize themselves with technology and its use in calculating marginal, conditional, and joint distributions, as well as making conclusions from these tabular and graphical displays.

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Statistics and Probability
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The Central Limit Theorem
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The applets in this section of Statistical Java allow you to see ...

The applets in this section of Statistical Java allow you to see how the Central Limit Theorem works. The main page gives the characteristics of five non-normal distributions (Bernoulli, Poisson, Exponential, U-shaped, and Uniform).

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Statistics and Probability
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Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
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Anderson-Cook, C.
C. Anderson-Cook
Dorai-Raj, S.
Robinson, T.
S. Dorai-Raj
T. Robinson
Confidence Intervals
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The applets in this section of Statistical Java allow you to see how levels of confidence are achieved through repeated sampling. The confidence intervals are related to the probability of successes in a Binomial experiment.

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Statistics and Probability
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Activity/Lab
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Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
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Anderson-Cook, C.
C.Anderson-Cook
Dorai-Raj, S.
Robinson, T.
S.Dorai-Raj
T.Robinson
Control Charts
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The applets in this section allow you to see how the common ...

The applets in this section allow you to see how the common Xbar control chart is constructed with known variance. The Xbar chart is constructed by collecting a sample of size n at different times t.

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Statistics and Probability
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Activity/Lab
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Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
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Anderson-Cook, C.
C. Anderson-Cook
Doria-Raj, S.
Robinson, T.
S. Dorai-Raj
T. Robinson
Correlation
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The applets in this section allow you to see how different bivariate ...

The applets in this section allow you to see how different bivariate data look under different correlation structures. The Movie applet either creates data for a particular correlation or animates a multitude data sets ranging correlations from -1 to 1.

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Statistics and Probability
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Activity/Lab
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Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
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Author:
Anderson-Cook, C.
C. Anderson-Cook
Dorai-Raj, S.
Robinson, T.
S. Dorai-Raj
T. Robinson
Data Analysis
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The applet in this section allows for simple data analysis of univariate ...

The applet in this section allows for simple data analysis of univariate data. Users can either generate normal or uniform data for k samples or copy and paste data from another source to a text box. A univariate analysis is performed for all k samples.

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Statistics and Probability
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Activity/Lab
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Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
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C. Anderson-Cook, S. Dorai-Raj, T. Robinson, Virginia Tech Department of Statistics
Exponential Probabilities
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The applet in this section allows you see how probabilities are determined ...

The applet in this section allows you see how probabilities are determined from the exponential distribution. The user determines the mean of the distribution and the limits of probability. Three different probability expressions are available.

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Statistics and Probability
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Activity/Lab
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Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
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Author:
Anderson-Cook, C.
C. Anderson-Cook
Dorai-Raj, S.
Robinson, T.
S. Dorai-Raj
T. Robinson
Introduction to Minitab
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This laboratory introduces students to the basics of the Minitab software. Students ...

This laboratory introduces students to the basics of the Minitab software. Students make use of a basic example (water consumption and temperature) to introduce students to manipulation of data, calculation of descriptive statistics, and creation of histograms.

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Statistics and Probability
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Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
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Ginger Holmes Rowell
Rowell, Ginger
Learning Objectives for Introductory Statistics
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This text document lists detailed learning objectives for introductory statistics courses. Learning ...

This text document lists detailed learning objectives for introductory statistics courses. Learning objectives are brief, clear statements of what learners will be able to perform at the end of a course.

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Statistics and Probability
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Author:
Jeff Thompson, Pam Arroway, Roger Woodard, North Carolina State University
Mouse Experiment
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This Flash based applet simulates data from a case study of treatments ...

This Flash based applet simulates data from a case study of treatments for tumor growth in mice. This simulation allows the user to place mice into a control and treatment groups.

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Statistics and Probability
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Dennis Pearl
Tom Santner
The Negative Binomial Distribution
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This applet allows the user to adjust the value of r and ...

This applet allows the user to adjust the value of r and p of the Negative Binomial Distribution with a slider or manual input. The applet allows the user to fix the x and or y axes. The user immediately sees how this affects the shape of the graph.

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Statistics and Probability
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Activity/Lab
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Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
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C.Anderson-Cook, S.Dorai-Raj, T.Robinson, Virginia Tech Department of Statistics
Normal Distribution
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The applets in this section allow users to see how probabilities and ...

The applets in this section allow users to see how probabilities and quantiles are determined from a Normal distribution. For calculating probabilities, set the mean, variance, and limits; for calculating quantiles, set the mean, variance, and probability.

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Statistics and Probability
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Activity/Lab
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Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
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C. Anderson-Cook, S. Dorai-Raj, T. Robinson, Virginia Tech Department of Statistics
The Poisson Distribution
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This applet allows the user to adjust the value of lambda of ...

This applet allows the user to adjust the value of lambda of the Poisson distribution with a slider or manual input. The applet allows the user to fix the x and or y axes. The user immediately sees how this affects the shape of the graph.

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Statistics and Probability
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Activity/Lab
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Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
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C.Anderson-Cook, S.Dorai-Raj, T.Robinson, Virginia Tech Department of Statistics
Power Applet
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The applets in this section of Statistical Java address Power. Users can ...

The applets in this section of Statistical Java address Power. Users can perform one or two tailed tests for proportions or means for one or two samples. Set the parameters and drag the mouse across the graph to see how effect size affects power.

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Statistics and Probability
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Activity/Lab
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Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
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Author:
Anderson-Cook, C.
C.Anderson-Cook
Doria-Raj, S.
Robinson, T.
S.Dorai-Raj
T.Robinson
Probability Distributions
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This page of Statistical Java describes 11 different probability distributions including the ...

This page of Statistical Java describes 11 different probability distributions including the Binomial, Poisson, Negative Binomial, Geometric, T, Chi-squared, Gamma, Weibull, Log-Normal, Beta, and F. Each distribution has its own applet.

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Statistics and Probability
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Activity/Lab
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Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
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Author:
Anderson-Cook, C.
C.Anderson-Cook
Dorai-Raj, S.
Robinson, T.
S.Dorai-Raj
T.Robinson
Putting Your Spotlight on CAUSEweb
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Submitting your spotlight presentation from USCOTS 2005 to CAUSEweb is an easy ...

Submitting your spotlight presentation from USCOTS 2005 to CAUSEweb is an easy process, and you are in a prime position to submit your work! What better way to have your work showcased than in a peer-reviewed repository of contributions to statistics education? This Webinar will be an opportunity to talk about how to prepare your USCOTS spotlight for submission to CAUSEweb and to discuss the benefits of submission. Please join us to discuss how to put the spotlight on CAUSEweb.

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Statistics and Probability
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Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
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Author:
Miller, Jackie
Regression
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This applet from Statistical Java allows the user to generate bivariate data ...

This applet from Statistical Java allows the user to generate bivariate data for analysis with simple linear regression. The page describes the equations used to generate the data and estimate the regression lines.

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Statistics and Probability
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Activity/Lab
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Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
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Author:
Anderson-Cook, C.
C.Anderson-Cook
Dorai-Raj, S.
Robinson, T.
S.Dorai-Raj
T.Robinson
Regression Activity
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This activity focuses on basic ideas of linear regression. It covers creating ...

This activity focuses on basic ideas of linear regression. It covers creating scatterplots from data, describing the association between two variables, and correlation as a measure of linear association.

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Statistics and Probability
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Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
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Sampling from a Real Estate Database
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This material is a detailed exercise for students in introductory statistics. Students ...

This material is a detailed exercise for students in introductory statistics. Students are asked to collect a random sample of data from a real estate website; conduct descriptive statistics (including confidence intervals); and write a report summarizing their findings.

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Statistics and Probability
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Activity/Lab
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Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education
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Author:
Roger Woodard
Woodard, Roger