Interviews | September 27, 2016

### Powell's Interview: Brit Bennett, Author of 'The Mothers'

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#### Publisher Comments

*Teaching Statistics: A Bag Of Tricks*, brings together a complete set of examples, demonstrations and projects that not only will increase class participation but will help to eliminate any negative feelings toward the area of statistics.

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### Table of Contents

**Part I. Introductory Probability and Statistics **

2. First week of class

3. Descriptive statistics

4. Linear regression and correlation

5. Data collection

6. Statistical literacy and the news media

7. Probability

8. Statistical inference

9. Multiple regression and nonlinear models

10. Lying with statistics

**Part II. Putting It All Together **

11. How to do it

12. Structuring an introductory statistics course

**Part III. More Advanced Courses **

13. Decision theory and Bayesian statistics

14. Student activities in survey sampling

15. Problems and projects in probability

16. Directed projects in a mathematical statistics course

Notes

References

Author Index

Subject Index

### Product Details

- ISBN:
- 9780198572244
- Binding:
- Trade Paperback
- Publication date:
- 10/03/2002
- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- Pages:
- 316
- Height:
- 6.100 in
- Width:
- 9.200 in
- Thickness:
- .75
- Number of Units:
- 1
- Illustration:
- Yes
- Copyright Year:
- 2002
- Series Volume:
- no. 801
- Author:
- Author:
- Author:
- Author:
- Author:
- Author:
- Media Run Time:
- B
- Subject:
- Mathematics | Probability & Statistics
- Subject:
- Study and teaching
- Subject:
- Mathematics | Pure Mathematics
- Subject:
- Mathematics | Probability and Statistics
- Subject:
- Mathematics | Probability
- Subject:
- Education-Teaching Math and Science
- Subject:
- Statistics -- Study and teaching.