Timers, etc.  http://timer.onlineclock.net

to have students text answers (to https://www.menti.com/)

(try backchannel)

Day 1 welcome to STAT 1380 with  Dr. Larry   Lesser

homepage

Prof. Lesser top10:  http://www.math.utep.edu/Faculty/lesser/Top10Tidbits.html (reduce window to reveal one at a time)

10-min trio of videos to introduce the discipline

Stats is a “macro-scope”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxXsPc0bphQ&feature=share (3:43)

Statistics improves human welfare http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=nTBZuQR7dRc (2:31)

why you need to study statistics” This Is Statistics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wV0Ks7aS7YI  (3:00)

http://www.careercast.com/jobs-rated/best-jobs-of-2019  (and see methodology)

2.2

3.2 http://www.isidewith.com/  (try out on an “undecided student”)

(“Blast Beyond” TV show on polls; 27 min.) use as take-home quiz

3.3 http://www.surveymonkey.com/ (gmailid, sol‘n

“Question the Questions” 3.5 min. https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/songs/question-questions

https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/cartoons/divorce-lawyers?id=37 (defining divorce rate)

draw this by hand: reliability and bias: (figure 3 TARGET picture uses term “variance”:  high var = low reliability)

(cartoon animation: number from a hat; cf. zebra on 5th page of http://iase-web.org/documents/SERJ/SERJ13(1)_Kaplan.pdf )

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-p5X1FjyD_g  1969 Draft Lottery picking of birthdays (9min, but just do first 2.5 minute or start at 3:45 to see one draw)

(point vs. interval estimate)

(when point estimate better than interval)

4.5 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=be9e-Q-jC-0   (5 min. excellent video on types of sampling)

http://www.math.utep.edu/Faculty/lesser/RandomRectangles.pdf  demo sampling strategies!

http://www.math.utep.edu/Faculty/lesser/TypesOfSamples.pdf (probability AND nonprobability types)

http://ww2.amstat.org/education/cas/1.cfm pairwise memory puzzle with timer (1-player game)

in-class demo of nonrandomized comparative experiment: https://brainconnection.brainhq.com/brain-teasers/word-list-recall/  (15 words, 2 seconds each, then try to write down as many as you can)

5.2 An [Ordered] Arrangement with no [Lyric] Repeats https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/songs/an-ordered-arrangement (25 sec.)

https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/cartoons/control-groups?id=1 (control group cartoon)

https://amstat.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10691898.2001.11910645#.W9xuzdVKiUk needs JAVA (try Firefox, not Chrome) has (bad then good) applet of response time (applet links inactive as of Nov 2018)

a response time applet (that doesn’t focus on which hand): http://ww2.amstat.org/education/cas/2.cfm (1-player game)

http://www.online-stopwatch.com/ for “how long is a minute?”, “holding a note sitting v. standing”, etc.

Actual winners – see https://magazine.amstat.org/blog/2019/08/01/2019posterproject/ (and click on posters)

http://admin.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=74096 mydesktop.utep.edu lets UTEP students access from home Excel, Minitab, etc.

26.1 ethics (3.1.1 of https://ww2.amstat.org/publications/jse/v12n3/lesser.html )

7.1 https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/songs/call-it-maybe?id=502  “Call it Maybe” 3 min. song (karaoke link)

https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/songs/oh-give-me-range?id=538    “Oh Give Me the Range” (2 min.)

https://amstat.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10691898.1998.11910624#.W9xvqNVKiUk  Old Faithful  needs JAVA (try Firefox, not Chrome)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dDbWTPL0vE physical model of the median (1 min. video with 2 places to pause for questions)

https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/videos/statistically-speaking?id=341 (5.5-min. movie: language of mean, Statistically Speaking)

https://ww2.amstat.org/education/STN/pdfs/STN77.pdf  (p. 4 has word square for “mean”)

cartoons & quote & song on limitations of mean:

https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/songs/average?id=519    (“On Average” song, 2:45)

http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/StemAndLeafPlotter/  (vert. then horiz.)

http://www.pewresearch.org/next-america/#Two-Dramas-in-Slow-Motion​ (back to back histograms)

boxplot outlier cartoon

(where to put whisker on box-and-whisker plot in Figure 1)

7.5   (mean v. median cartoon)

(“Mean” parody song, 2 min.)

https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/songs/left-center?id=518      (“Left of Center”, 1 min.)

http://visualize.tlok.org/elem-stat/estimate_variation.php (estimating SD from a histogram)

8.2   needs FLASH (try Firefox, not Chrome)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sScArppyv_g  has some real-life distributions (e.g., approx. bell-shaped), 4 min. “Through the eyes of a statistician”

http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set1/chart01.pdf (baby weight for age)

http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set1/chart05.pdf (baby length for age)

http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set1/chart09.pdf (baby head circumference for age)

(“Standard Score” song, 10 sec.)

8.4  https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/cartoons/no-tables-needed-when-z-2?id=376    (Empirical rule cartoon)

9.2 Literacy with tables:

Challenger:  video clip (from 45 sec. mark to the 4-min. mark) and then http://www.math.utep.edu/Faculty/lesser/ChallengerScatterplots.pdf

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljPYmSdyVZc is Jan. 28, 1986 Challenger flight (4 min.)

Hans Rosling visualization: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbkSRLYSojo dynamic scatterplot, 5 min. http://www.gapminder.org/world/  (FIVE variables in one scatterplot!!)

9.5 https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/cartoons/relationship-graph?id=423 (cartoon on bad graphing)

https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/songs/hit-me-your-best-plot?id=470 (“Hit Me with Your Best Plot” song, 1:42)

https://demographics.virginia.edu/DotMap/index.html (map of  USA: 1 dot = 1 person)

4-choice guessing values from scatterplots

Human scatterplot activity in MTMS: https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/41181650.pdf

(put points, let student make ‘student guess’ then reveal computer fit line & r) or

Figures 2&3 from https://ww2.amstat.org/publications/jse/v21n1/witt.pdf

https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/songs/correlation-song?id=487 (r & slope have same sign; 30 seconds)

danger of extrapolation: (2 min. song) https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/videos/dont-you-extrapolate

11.1 http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=146 (put points, let student make ‘student guess’ then reveal computer fit line & r) http://illuminations.nctm.org/Activity.aspx?id=4187

11.2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7G4yLV6RKA (2 min., “Correlation without causation”)

https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/cartoons/correlation-lesson?id=270 (cartoon: correlation implies causation?)

https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/cartoons/ice-cream-sales?id=5  (ice cream cartoon)

“Losing Cause” https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/songs/losing-cause (1:48)

http://www.careercast.com/jobs-rated/best-jobs-2016  (and see methodology)

14.3

https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/songs/1-2?id=506     (“1 in 2” song, 2:37)

14.4 sample space of 2 dice:  http://www.math.utep.edu/Faculty/lesser/pair-a-dice.pdf

Sample space of 52 cards: http://www.math.utep.edu/Faculty/lesser/CardsSampleSpace.pdf

14.4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8SkCh-n4rw&feature=player_embedded (Gambler’s Fallacy; 3 min.)

“Probability” movie:  https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/videos/probability?id=226  (2.5 min.)

https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/songs/probability-rules-rap?id=521   “Probability Rules Rap” (1 min.)

https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/songs/birthday-song?id=49  “Birthday Song” (30 sec.)

Deal or No Deal board: http://www.math.utep.edu/Faculty/lesser/DealOrNoDeal.pdf

Deal or No Deal: http://www.bigmoneyarcade.com/?action=playgame&gameid=550  needs FLASH

Deal or No Deal clip (\$1 vs. \$1,000,000): start at 1:30 at this 5-minute clip at

Expected Val(ue): https://www.causeweb.org/cause/resources/fun/songs/expected-value

Let’s Make a Deal simulation:

Skunk: http://illuminations.nctm.org/LessonDetail.aspx?id=L248 (roll dice: https://www.random.org/dice/)

Pass the Pigs: http://www.censusonline.net/games/pigs/passthepigs.html needs JAVA(try Firefox, not Chrome)

Supplement on probability

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxGRghzr5zo (my lottery education video; 5 min.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVh3Dcr57r0 (“The Gambler”, live at MoMath; 3 min.)

(“The Gambler”, studio version)

for in-class real-time hypothesis testing:

http://www.online-stopwatch.com/ for “how long is a minute?”, “holding a note sitting v. standing”, etc.

memory game:

https://brainconnection.brainhq.com/brain-teasers/word-list-recall/  (shows 1 word/sec, try to write them all down after you see all 15; easy to do with entire class at once)

http://ww2.amstat.org/education/cas/1.cfm pairwise memory puzzle with timer (1-player game, each student could be on her own device and do it)
(mean time = 40 seconds)

if you’ve seen this before, don’t reveal the answer; count how many passes are made by players wearing white? (mean error = 1)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJG698U2Mvo (proportion who saw g = .2)

hand response time:

https://amstat.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10691898.2001.11910645#.W9xuzdVKiUk needs JAVA (try Firefox, not Chrome) has (bad then good) applet of response  time (applet links inactive as of Nov 2018)

a response time applet (that doesn’t focus on which hand): http://ww2.amstat.org/education/cas/2.cfm (1-player game)

reflex for moving square on a grid (Ho: mean score = 40) 60 seconds on http://brainmetrix.com/reflex-test/

keeping a rhythm (takes 15 seconds per person):

mean = 800

mental arithmetic:  mean = 23 correct in 60 seconds  http://www.hoodamath.com/mobile/games/mathtimedtests.html , mixed, 25 (that starts the timer)

ELL connections:

https://ww2.amstat.org/education/stn/pdfs/STN77.pdf  has my teacher-friendly paper; on strategies for English language learners

Day 1 welcome to STAT 1380 with  Dr. Larry   Lesser

Prof. Lesser top10:  http://www.math.utep.edu/Faculty/lesser/Top10Tidbits.html (reduce window to reveal one at a time)

10-min trio of videos to introduce the discipline

Stats is a “macro-scope”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxXsPc0bphQ&feature=share (3:43)

Statistics improves human welfare http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=nTBZuQR7dRc (2:31)

why you need to study statistics” This Is Statistics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wV0Ks7aS7YI  (3:00)

http://www.careercast.com/jobs-rated/best-jobs-2017  (and see methodology)

5364 PPT with first-day discussion stat scenarios: http://www.causeweb.org/webinar/activity/2012-01/

5360: What is research? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJhpQs82uR8 (3 min.) action research?

After an election:

After a hate crime:

After a mass shooting:

meditation: