eCOTS 2012 - Breakout Session #12

"ENGAGING STUDENTS: This is always a challenge, whether teaching online or face-to-face. Learn new ways to engage your students and help them succeed in their statistics courses by using new, interactive online tools"
with Alan Dabney, Texas A&M University; and Roland Cheyney & Karen Carson, W.H. Freeman


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Two new resources for Introductory Statistics, Business Statistics, and Statistics for the Life Sciences that will engage students while also helping them learn - actively.

  • Learning and testing combined.

    Designed using recent educational research, Learning Curve is a new formative assessment program that combines adaptive question selection, personalized study plans, and state-of-the-art question analysis reports. Its game-like quizzing activities keep students engaged while helping them focus on the areas they need to study the most.

  • Analyzing data.

    Powered by R, CrunchIT! 3.0 is a fully-functional statistical software package that delivers accurate output with an easy-to-use interface and a spreadsheet-like data grid. CrunchIT! is completely web-based. There is no software installation required, and all of the data sets needed for exercises and examples come pre-loaded.


Alan Dabney
Alan Dabney