Teaching Elementary Statistics with JMP

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SAS Institute, Nov 23, 2011 - Mathematics - 214 pages
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Chris Olsen's Teaching Elementary Statistics with JMP demonstrates this powerful software, offering the latest research on "best practice" in teaching statistics and how JMP can facilitate it. Just as statistics is data in a context, this book presents JMP in a context: teaching statistics. Olsen includes numerous examples of interesting data and intersperses JMP techniques and statistical analyses with thoughts from the statistics education literature. Intended for high school-level and college-level instructors who use JMP in teaching elementary statistics, the book uniquely provides a wide variety of data sets that will be of interest to a broad range of teachers and students. This book is part of the SAS Press program.

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Chapter 1 An Introduction to JMP
Chapter 2 Distributions
Chapter 3 The Analysis of DataUnivariate
Plots and Lines
Chapter 5 The Analysis of Bivariate DataDiagnostics
Chapter 6 Inference with Quantitative Data
Chapter 7 Inference with Qualitative Data
Chapter 8 Importing Data into JMP
Chapter 9 JMP on the Web

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Chris Olsen is Professor of Statistics at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa, where he teaches elementary statistics and experimental design. A JMP user since JMP 3, he earned his Ph.D. in educational administration, with concentrations in measurement and evaluation, research methodology, and educational computing systems, and his M.A. in mathematics education, both from the University of Iowa. Chris is a member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the American Statistical Association.

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