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Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks

Andrew Gelman and Deborah Nolan


Students in the sciences, economics, social sciences, and medicine take an introductory statistics course. And yet statistics can be notoriously difficult for instructors to teach and for students to learn. To help overcome these challenges, Gelman and Nolan have put together this fascinating and thought-provoking book. Based on years of teaching experience the book provides a wealth of demonstrations, activities, examples and projects that involve active student participation. Part I of the book presents a large selection of activities for introductory statistics courses and has chapters such ... More

Keywords: Activities, communication, demonstrations, learning, projects, statistics, teaching

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198785699
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198785699.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Gelman, author
Columbia University

Deborah Nolan, author
University of California