- Prof Dev
"The Empassioned Statistician" is a poem by Scottish poet Eveline Pye from Glasgow Caledonin University. The poem was originally published in the June 2016 issue of the Bridges Poetry Anthology. "The Empassioned Statistician" was written to honor English social reformer and statistician Florence Nightingale, the first women granted membership in the Royal Statistical Society. May be used in classroom discussions of the importance of data in illuminating real world issues.
A joke to be used in teaching about the use of randomization in experiments or about the Pearson correlation coefficient. The idea for the joke came from Lawrence Mark Lesser of The University of Texas at El Paso in 2012.
A cartoon to help in teaching the importance of labeling the axes of a graph. The cartoon is number 833 (December 2010) from the webcomic series at xkcd.com created by Randall Munroe. Free to use in the classroom and on course web sites under a creative commons attribution-non-commercial 2.5 license.